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Big palace grounds...

We were not able to walked near the entrance of the palace since it is heavily guarded and not allowed. But we were able to walk around the palace area and see some wonderful old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Tisovec, Slovakia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Not much to see here. You get in, there is a guide which will ask you for 200 dirhams, shows you the main entrance, and thats it. Not worth going in, the Royal Palace in Fes has also a nice gate and nobody bothers you there for money.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We were not able to walked near the entrance of the palace since it is heavily guarded and not allowed. But we were able to walk around the palace area and see some wonderful old trees. A quick stop by is enough if you are visiting Rabat. Our guide gave our passports upon entrance and returned upon exit.

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Ames, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Royal Palace in Rabat is just one of many royal palaces throughout Morocco. These palaces represent the opulence of the Moroccan monarchy, and also the fact that the monarchy is a major source of employment for thousands of caretakers and attendants. This palace is a walled complex within a walled city and, our guide told us, employs some 6,400... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Staff at our riad told us that we can visit the palace with our passport as tourists. Yet, we have practically tried every gate in order to get in and got rejected everytime as the guards asked us to go to another gate even though we kept seeing many local people get in and out freely. We ended up in... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Able to go into grounds of royal palace of Rabat. Not able to get any closer than about 100 metres from the door, but nevertheless quite interesting. Very large grounds which are well kept worth a look and the adjacent gardens very interesting. Must do.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We had a special guide so we were able to drive into the grounds and not hand over our pasports as others have mentioned. No, we didn't get to go into the palace but the grounds were beautiful.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very difficult to find as Google maps misleads you. You need to turn in your passport to the police to enter the complex. You need to walk quite a bit in the heat. All this to see the entrance as you are not allowed to go in! Give it a miss!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It is a beautiful place, but you only get to go on to the grounds of the palace and take a look at the entrance in the wall surrounding the real palace, not worth doing if you could do other things.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited the Royal Palace on a tour from our Cruise Ship it was a nice looking building but you could only get to about 75 meters from the front of it and no closer a bit disappointing really it would have been really nice to explore even the front gate and the guards in their different coloured uniforms but... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The palace grounds cover a vast area with numerous buildings and gardens. The imperial residence is guarded by a member of each branch of the military and police, each in a different uniform. Great photo opportunity!

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