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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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Beautiful grounds and architecture, view of opulence of Moroccan monarchy

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Ames, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The Royal Palace is quite a site to see. There are several palaces throughout Morroco but you can actually visit inside the compound (not inside the palace) here. I am not sure about entrance through the main gate but our tour brought us into the main gate. We were able to see the outside of the main palace and the... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Agreat and spesial place to visit i Morocco, You can not get in but the surroundings are great and for the history of Morooco it`s great .

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Address: Rabat, Morocco
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region  >  Rabat

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