Morocco, a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, is distinguished by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. Marrakesh‚s medina, a mazelike medieval quarter, offers entertainment in its Djemaa el-Fna square and souks (marketplaces) selling ceramics, jewelry and metal lanterns. The capital Rabat‚s Kasbah of the Udayas is a 12th-century royal fort overlooking the water. Morocco is an Islamic country, their religion is an integral part of their culture. As a tourist, you will encounter the Muslim practice throughout the country. Your trip to Morocco will be much more rewarding and enjoyable if you know what to expect and respect their customs and religious restrictions.