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Rabat Old Town

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Address: Rabat Center, Rabat 10030, Morocco
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Morocco's capital city was founded in the 12th century. Its modern downtown...

Morocco's capital city was founded in the 12th century. Its modern downtown area has many historic sights, shops and nightlife attractions.

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A Wanderful Place

That is not a typo, this is an area where you should take your time and just wander. You will really get a feel for the way of life in this city. There is a lot to see and enjoy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
michael p
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

That is not a typo, this is an area where you should take your time and just wander. You will really get a feel for the way of life in this city. There is a lot to see and enjoy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

The old part of Rabat looks gorgeous with many of those winding streets (sometimes it's hard not to lose the orientation)! However, it has so many street cats who unfortunately all do 'their business' on the pathaways. Quite helpful poeple though, always ready to help if you get lost.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

Old towns give a sense of history and also the local culture so while the place is not the cleanest and not the most orderly and inviting, it is still worth wandering around to get a real feel for the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Just go and watch how the other half live. These people know how to make a living out of nothing. It is worth a sit and watch. Get a coffee, watch and enjoy. Spend a day, everything is so cheap. Even get a local guide. GREAT

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

A good safe place to have a look around. Hassle free which all helps when you are just trying to look.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

You can forget the time you live in. Just relive your body, soul and mind to the charm of old town. Walk slowly and calmly through streets and feel the Old Town.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Picturesque Kasbah, colorful Medina, busy harbor and stately avenues and colonial buildings of the Centre-Ville, great monuments and museums make it really worthwhile to spend a couple of days in the country's capital. It is much under-rated by guidebooks and hence not overwhelmed by tourists.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

None fof the photos relect the actual location of the old town - knonw as 'Kasbah of the Udayas'. You can easily see the gates of Bab l'oduya once through the medina,though you need to cross the dual -carriageway - cars dont travel that fast due to the incline Beyond the gate it's generally a street windng residential era, with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

When u go to Rabat , u have to stop at Old Medina. U can see a lot of old buildings with the Moroccan touch. I enjoyed a lot walking in the streets and watching the wonderful sight scenes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

These were our very first days in Maroc. Simply said you cannot visit Rabat and not visit Old Town. Even better if you stay in Old Town. Also remember customs are different, and although there are a few bars that serve alcohol, they are very few in number. Also places that sell alcohol to go, almost non existent. From what... More 

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