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Rabat Old Town

Rabat Center, Rabat 10030, Morocco
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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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“centre ville” (2 reviews)
Rabat Center, Rabat 10030, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rabat is a must see! We lengthened our stay in Rabat and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it! The people are so friendly, the food is great, the vibe is buzzing! Felt safe at all times even in the crowded Medina. Police are courteous and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This was our first stop on our first full day in morocco. Walking the narrow allies and learning some history was delightful. All the roaming cats took some getting used to, but certainly understand they serve a purpose.

Thank Fittorun
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

It's a part of the city that is forgotten . I really enjoyed walking around it. I am new to Africa and a first time visitor to Morocco. The old part of the city takes you back in time. Hint : camera, suitable footwear and...More

Thank Janr20
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The Kasbah of the Udayas is at the mouth of the river: southwest, where the river meets the Atlantic. It is now an ordinary neighborhood with narrow streets very much exposed to the wind. The museum of the Udayas is right behind the Andalusian gardens...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We liked this old town district but it''s not the most fascinating area to visit if you are visiting Rabat for touristic purposes.

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 20 January 2017

fab little town had a flash flood on the day we were in the town and the water was ankle deep , people were using ladders to cross the road, we had a good laugh a beautiful town. the markets fantastic so cheap and no...More

Thank sandraO O
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Nice place to walk around with cool shops, beautiful arquitecture and amazing view to the sea. Its a great place to to get lost.

Thank mariarita01
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This was quite fun to walk and stroll and take pictures and just observe Rabat life around you. People were everywhere when we went as it was around 4 to 6 pm. It was just a super late afternoon people watching experience.

2  Thank Joel K
Reviewed 9 December 2016

its good to see the old sculptors buildings n places while walking u will fascinated with the place n ppl

Thank martalou79
Reviewed 1 December 2016

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.

Thank michael p
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2 June 2015|
Response from MarkExton |
You don't need to spend anything: most visitors seem to enjoy wandering and people watching. If you want to stop and do this from a cafe, don't expect the prices to be high. Just enjoy!