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Medina of Rabat

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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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Real maroccan atmosphere! The shops, the buildings, the streets! Pretty good prices! Great food! A really lifefull place!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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165 reviews 165 reviews
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW 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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Bucharest, Romania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Real maroccan atmosphere! The shops, the buildings, the streets! Pretty good prices! Great food! A really lifefull place!

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Perth, Australia
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131 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This Medina has all the hustle and bustle of traditional Morocco. It's full of twisting lanes with great sights and sounds at every turn. Give yourself plenty of time here

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Fun time haggling with the vendors. Excellent offerings of leather goods and traditional items. Bring home a pair of pointy red slippers. Fish sandwiches from the corner men are tasty.

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Napa Valley, CA
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

In the souk, there is much to see and purchase .Dollars are accepted many places, but it's easy to get local currency at an ATM. Make your way past the t-shirts, sunglasses and contemporary clothing at the entrance to the spices, leather goods, pottery and traditional garb. You must bargain: start at one-half the asked price. It is expected and... More 

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Diamond Bar, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Rabat really does have great deals- a bit more reasonable than Marrakech or Fes in my opinion. It is a great place to buy fossils, leather products and wooden items. The merchants are friendly, especially if you speak French or Arabic. One leather merchant, just before the covering, allowed us to go up 3 floors of his shop so that... More 

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

What fun, we saw this in various stages, 11pm and roller doors down and locked and no action, 9am and some shops and stalls opening and setting up, and early afternoon when it was in full action. Go in, get lost, but take a compass if you are a tight time line.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Me and my partner stayed in a beautiful Riad inside Rabat's Medina and I really tried to like it but unfortunately I was proven that it's a very difficult task to do. Probably the most annoying thing were men very obviously and almost obsessively checking out my girlfriend. She wasn't dressed in any way inappropriately towards Muslim culture yet even... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This medina is different from Fez and Meknes. Wider streets,less hassles. Nice but didn't have the same smells and feelings as the others.

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Capitola, California
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Your average Moroccan medina with the usual stuff - leather, shoes, electronics, live chickens... a nice stroll down Consul leads you across the street (the busy street) from the Kasbah which is also worth the time.

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

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