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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our driver stopped off here during a morning visit of Rabat but honestly there was not much to see. The palace is very un-impressive (the part you can see anyway) and the whole area is quite plain. We took a few photos from the outside...More

Thank KarlCanaries
Reviewed 4 days ago

I guess most visitors come here to see the largeness and grandeur- a massive area - an impressive entrance but as you cant go anywhere probably not worth a visit

Thank KanwarTavy
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to adequately describe this area as the grounds are more like a village. The castle itself is in one area of this massive region but it cannot be entered. We went early in the morning (bring your passport) and there very few people.

Thank kwfrost44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are royal palaces in all the major Moroccan cities, but this is the seat of the government. It was interesting to learn about the division government, including education and religion.

Thank Cassandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace is the primary residence of the King or Morocco. The outside is very beautiful. You are not able to go inside. Plan to spend less than 15 minutes here.

Thank nwaynesworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We landed here by mistake. The place looks beautiful and grand from the outside and that's about it. You can't really go or do anything else.

Thank sceptic17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loving buildings and Royalty, I was looking forward to this visit. You need to take your passport with and present at the entrance gate. There is no charge. Walk a fair way through other buildings. We were stopped from taking photos of a very interesting...More

Thank GeilaWills
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a large complex and impressive buildings which with the Green Tile Roofs looked very like the old Chinese Restaurants that we used to have in Australia when I was growing up. Unfortunately you can only look from the outside and cannot approach too closely....More

Thank AdrianT-Perh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This looks to be a very interesting palace but whilst we are welcome to view from the outside in the square, it is not allowed to approach closely. The guards have interesting uniforms -up to for different ones at each post.

Thank John R
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Palace from second half of the 19th century. Most impressive feature is the majestic gateway with guard.

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July 24, 2018|
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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|
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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