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Address: Rabat Center, Rabat, Morocco
Description: Morocco's capital city was founded in the 12th century. Its modern...
Morocco's capital city was founded in the 12th century. Its modern downtown area has many historic sights, shops and nightlife attractions.
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Finding dinner

We just arrived in Rabat. Went out to find a local spot for dinner and walked around old town. It is very beautiful especially at night with all the lights. Nice people. We felt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Collingwood, Canada
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Collingwood, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We just arrived in Rabat. Went out to find a local spot for dinner and walked around old town. It is very beautiful especially at night with all the lights. Nice people. We felt very safe. No worries at all. What a great night.

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Florence, Italy
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Rabat is underappreciated. It is worth a few days split between the medina and Kasbah (including beautiful views of the Atlantic and the harbor) and the city itself which is well organized with some good museums and some nice strolling among the government buildings and tree-lined residential streets. The tram is an excellent way to get around and some the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Clean, calm, smooth, easy: start your Moroccan trip in Rabat- it is for sure most Europen city in Morocco. Stroll down the streets, get some souveniers and enjoy, eat with locals and have a mint tee. No one is going to bother you, try to sell you something or make you nervous. Take your time checking stuff, buy pottery or... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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97 reviews 97 reviews
10 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It is a quite small medina, basically two streets and not a lot of shopping. Genuine though. Easy to navigate and lots of locals

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Greenville, South Carolina
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257 reviews 257 reviews
166 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The map shows the Sale area across from Rabat. We spent our time on the Rabat side of the water. If you only have a day or so you will too. There are separate reviews for the medina and other site but this "site, Rabat Old Town" seems to encompass alot of area. It was a lovely Sunday so after... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

you can visit the medina without stress ,the merchants let you walk and look in peace,you can with tranquility loose in the labyrinth of smaal streets,a peace of mind.very interesting,the majority of the locals are honest.

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UK
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131 reviews 131 reviews
39 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

It was windy, raining and very cold so we didn;t stop too long. The alley ways are interesting with blue paint on the bottom part of all the house and shop walls. This is because the mosquitoes don't like blue colour, preferring the off white colour, we were told! Nothing much was open so my critique is probably influenced by... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A very crowded place, but you can get anything and everything there. Language (English) can be a challenge, especially if you speak French.

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Fes-Boulemane Region, Morocco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Rabats old media is much better preserved than Fez's for example. It's gorgeous, blue, and full of wonderful street art surprises. The cafes inside a little bit more pricey but definitely worth the gorgeous view over the ocean. I'd recommend finding a guy who wants to give you a tour and being clear about the price at the start.

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Vacoas, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

very interesting. inspiring history at rabat salee building architecture astonishing! you need to bring along your camera for souvenir photos. the people are very nice and ready to relate history of their place of residence. the sea is not faraway and one has a splendid view of the ocean

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