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Royal Palace of Rabat

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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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You don't really see much

Its not really like you actually see anything, its more like you go to a car park and walk across a square then take photos at an entrance, which is kind of Disney Aladdin... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Its not really like you actually see anything, its more like you go to a car park and walk across a square then take photos at an entrance, which is kind of Disney Aladdin feeling. Im sure its nice inside but no one gets to see anything really. Don't bother with this.

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Rabat, Morocco
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133 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Walking in, you have to show your passport, and that really sets the tone for the visit. Local folks take this visit very seriously. You are able to walk around, see a nice mosque and observe the facade of the "working palace" in Rabat from a distance of about 100 feet. Folks who work here are really kind, but they... More 

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Wirral UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Not really worth a visit here as you can only see the outer wall and the entrance. We came here as part of a tour group. It's fine if you have nothing else to do, but if I came to Rabat again I definitely would not visit here.

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Hollywood, Florida
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38 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

we came to see the place and the guards were neither not friendly or friendly. we we allowed to mosey aroung and take some pics and get some info from our guide, not too much time spendt here. oh NICE DOORS !!

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is one of the many royal palaces in Morocco. The King does not normally live her, but visits occasionally. There are several government buildings that are in regular use. We were in Rabat during a royal wedding, so the grounds were only available to visit in the morning. We were with a tour group, so there was no need... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately one is not allowed in any of the facilaties. The site is interesting the explanation of the Moraccan government is good to be explained while on the grounds.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was an impressive site. Luckily we had a guide to explain what we were seeing. There are 3 types of guards at the entrances. Photographs are allowed. The description of how the royal family takes in children of little or no means to be educated if they are deemed worthy and gifted is admirable. The grounds are beautifully kept.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Impressive architecture and beautifully dressed armed guards at the palace entrance is what I remember most about this site. Normally you aren't allowed to photograph guards, but at this site it's allowed but only from a great distance. As with most sites of interest in Morocco, I'd highly recommend reading about most sites prior to visiting so that you will... More 

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Other visitors told us that this was a "must see sight". Well continue with the myth if you must but personally I'd rather not waste my time again. After registering with the police so we could gain acess to the "palace" we had a longish walk in late afternoon sun through well manicured lawns to the mosque which we couldnt... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If the guard feels like it and you are willing to give up your passport, you may be admitted to the King's royal enclave. You will have no guide and you will have no idea what you are looking at. Apparently, all the people who work at the palace live in very nice homes on the grounds. It is so... More 

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