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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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I had a great time here ,the medina is quiet big and full of people ,but there is always something new in each corner :) you also Can find guides there inside but not all are good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Rabat, Morocco
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

old medina with old building, very historic and people got special hand works like decoration items, special jewelry and hand made rugs.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Warning, if you want the canned homogenized experience, avoid. If you want the full Moroccan experience, this is a can't miss. Loud, hot, crowded, and a hell of an interesting experience. Learn to haggle, my fellow Americans lol. Nothing should be bought at sticker price. Sunflower seeds to suits, it's all available here.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I had a great time here ,the medina is quiet big and full of people ,but there is always something new in each corner :) you also Can find guides there inside but not all are good you have to be careful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Knowing many of the treasures looted/saved from Volubilus are housed in the Rabat Archeological Museum, we wanted a look. Not a fancy museum by any means, it has an amazing collection

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

That's an amazing place to wander. It is not so touristy at night and safe to walk around. Street food is everywhere and smells are great. Loved the fact it feels very genuine and not aimed at tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Probably the best medina in Morocco. No hassle at all, you can easily take all the time you like to look around. Really friendly people and good food for good prices (15 dirham for a lovely sandwich or pizza) great for lunch, diner and souvenirs.

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Stamford, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We did not venture inside without a guide, but I would not hesitate to do so a second time. No need to leave breadcrumbs, the vendors and residents were very friendly. The only thing you have to look out for I are the carts laden with wares that are pulled very fast in very, very narrow passages. The fact that... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The medina is for sure a fun place to see and if you have good French or Arabic skills you can get good bargins , but the Marrakesh Medina and Fez Medina have a better quality and variety of items (and better prices) Rabat also has a problem with pick pockets looking for tourists flashing I-phones and not watching their... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We've travelled around Morocco with my wife, visiting all major cities such as Marrakech & Fes. But Rabat is simply different. People are dressed more like western cultures. There is less hassle and chaos, shops are more refined and offer higher quality rather than quantity. I actually liked it, it was a nice change, different side of Morocco.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Just walked the medina "souk". It is Moroccan indeed, the quality of the goods is poor, no one hassles you which is good and unlike many other Middle Eastern Medina that I have visited. Is worth a visit but don't expect bargains by Westerns standards.

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

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