We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Book In Advance

Start Date
End Date
All photos (471)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good31%
  • Average38%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“palace area”(3 reviews)
“current king”(4 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Rabat, Morocco
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Royal Palace of Rabat
from $72.03
More Info
from $109.48
More Info
from $3,457.36
More Info
Reviews (520)
Filter reviews
228 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful grounds palace area current king worth a visit residence headquarters government architecture morocco royalty glimpse doors walls capital century
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 228 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw few post that visitors are allowed if they have passport but that is not true. There was no entry and we were not allowed to take pictures from outside either. It was waste of time to visit there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 847badshah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rabat Royal Palace is one of a number in each of the main cities in Morocco, regretably there is no entry into any of them. All you get is a tempting view of the outside, very unsatisfying. Might be better if these palaces didn't figure...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AndrewS9142
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This can only be seen from the exterior, but it is worth the view. Beautiful and impressive. Our tour manager was very knowledgeable and we learned quite a lot about this beautiful place, it's use, and the current King.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dnneal1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

February 1, 2019 - As part of a 34 person tour group, we stopped to view the front of the Royal Palace from the park type area across the street. We saw that the palace was well kept and very impressive. There were several guards...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Have to go through security chest and register passport before Enron. Then it is just empty grounds. Nothing really much to see. Not even worth taking pictures.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Wongluk
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Worth to come and see. Remember to take passports. Wide place but not possible to get into the palace.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank lukaszkusak
Reviewed February 1, 2019

The Royal Palace of Rabat is a huge property with well kept grounds and buildings. All of the access on this visit was outside on the grounds and no visiting inside the palace. Lots of guards and military guard the property with just a few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Interesting to see. But just a view of the gate and the walls. Mosque nearby, and a view of the defense ministry headquarters.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SrikanthSivaraj
Reviewed January 8, 2019

If you are on a guided tour of Morocco, it will probably include a visit to the Royal Palace in Rabat (Dar al-Makhzen Palace). The spacious palace grounds include administrative and governmental buildings, trees and gardens, and a large parade square, as well as the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank CPaM68
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

It was a good stop to visit the royal palace and other areas around the palace. Nice photos but we did not go inside. It was great learning the history of the palace and the family cultures. There is not much walking and wheelchair accessibility...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank skyylove
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 49 nearby hotels
Helnan Chellah Morocco
282 reviews
.62 miles away
Belere Rabat
297 reviews
.64 miles away
ONOMO Hotel Rabat Terminus
151 reviews
.73 miles away
Hotel Velleda
29 reviews
.74 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 377 nearby restaurants
La Koutoubia
121 reviews
.65 miles away
Le Goeland
67 reviews
.63 miles away
Patisserie Boulangerie Majestic
56 reviews
.70 miles away
Restaurant les deux palais
53 reviews
.64 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 85 nearby attractions
Valley of the Roses
36 reviews
.73 miles away
1,386 reviews
.72 miles away
Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art
267 reviews
.67 miles away
Exotic Gardens of Rabat Sale
46 reviews
.91 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
December 8, 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Godguy | Reviewed this property |
You can go in with an organized tour group. Don't know how they get permission. You cannot go into the family compound only the plazas in front of the family compound. The last answer was about the King's Mausoleum not the... More
July 24, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from njcavalier | Reviewed this property |
It is not possible for tourists to meet with the king. In fact, unlike many European palaces, it is not possible even to visit the interior of the palace. (The Royal Palace in Rabat is also not the current king’s actual... More
Saloua B
December 24, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from HvPssptWilTrvl | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Security here is thorough. There is an office at the gate where you can check in. The Royal Palace of Rabat is not interesting at all; the buildings are closed to visitors. Suggestion: stay in the tour bus, drive... More