Visiting the Caves of Hercules in Tangier, Morocco
This is one of the TOP TEN places to visit in Tangier, Morocco.
The caves of Hercules, located just 14 km west of Tangier, are a place of stunning natural beauty and great archeological significance.
The mouths of the caves open up onto the Atlantic and are flooded at high tide. When the tide comes in, water gushes up through these massive holes in the ground and hillside. It’s very impressive.The caves are partly man-made and partly natural. At low tide, the views inside caves looking out over the ocean are stunning, the colours in particular. The blue Atlantic Ocean and sky above resemble a reverse silhouette of Africa.
Also, the Cave of Hercules has a bit of notoriety. On October 23, 1995, British rock group Def Leppard played a concert in the cave