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The historic Hotel Continental in Tangiers, was built in 1865 with a curious mixture of Oriental styles, is situated in the heart of the medina, 5 minutes from the port, offering a panoramic view over the Mediterranean bay.
The hotel's history is linked to the myth of Tangier had as a haven for smugglers and spies during World War II, its rooms served as the residence of Winston Churchill as a war correspondent in this city and were home to many personalities as Antonio Gaudi.
Tangier also called the gate of Africa , is a Moroccan city located 14 kilometers from Europe more precisely the Spanish city of Tarifa, there is a very Moroccan, European or African, but a mixture of three cultures. There has been international influences are very striking and easily captures stunning foreign visitors is one of the more mysterious cities of Morocco, had this mysterious role in World War II was a nest of foreign spies.
Tangier has been home to various personalities, artists, and the kings of adventure that has also been found here. Truman Capote described the city as the "street kid".

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