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Medina of Rabat

Rabat, Morocco
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Ranked #5 of 18 Attractions in Rabat
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Lisboa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

It's not the best medina in Marrocco, mostly because it does not look that old and classic. Nevertheless it's a great place to see some traditional shops.

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Sale, Morocco
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Calm and historical landmarks and beautiful sea Calm and historical landmarks and beautiful sea Where everything is beautiful

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Bethesda, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Compared to Marrakesh this was a breeze! No guide needed. People much friendlier, more low key. Still willing to negotiate, but prices started much more reasonably. Great wood boxes and carvings. Really fun!

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Alexandroupoli, Greece
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355 reviews 355 reviews
131 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

great Medina altho not as beautiful as the ones in Marrakez and fez, it is very well worth a visit. Take a stroll enjoy a tea with the localmechant and have a bargaining sessions just for fun

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Washington DC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Not as varied but less touting and pressure than other cities. Because it's smaller seemed more crowded. But 2 main streets made it easy to navigate

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Lisboa, Portugal
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Some streets ar ok but the majority of them are very dirty and smelly. It's the same outside of the medina, so it's Rabat.

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Rabat, Morocco
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Rabat Medina is the easiest medina of all in Morocco, manageable, nice walking, with different sections: 12th century, 17th century, with a Mellah (Jewish quarter), a bustling commercial street Souika, a more sophisticated and touristy area, Rue des Consuls, and near downtown Rabat, the ocean, the Bouregreg river, and the Kasbah of the Oudayas. Its location is making of it... More

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Vacoas, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius
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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

the variety of products is astonishing and food as well but take care to look for places with proper hygiene

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Venice, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Very popular among turists and local people. Not as lovely as Marrakech or Fez ones, nevertheless very interesting for local people animating it and shops

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

this is probably the most easy to navigate medina I have been to. You can find (almost) every street again without problems. The people seem quieter than elsewhere and you can shop and walk without being disturbed a lot. it gets really crowded before sundown and stays that way until ca. 9pm. The leather products to me seemed of better... More

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