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Kasbah des Oudaias

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Address: off Rue des Consuls, Rabat 10030, Morocco
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A (blue) city in the city

Set in Morocco’s capital on the mouth of the Bou Regreg river, the Udayas Kasbah (or as it’s also known, Oudayas Kasbah) is one of the country’s most unique sites and in my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Xavier V
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Upon entering we were followed by a local man who led us around the Kasbah. He was well informed and gave a good insight into the fortress but these details could be taken from the internet or guide book without the hefty charge the supposed residents can seek for the privilege!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in Morocco’s capital on the mouth of the Bou Regreg river, the Udayas Kasbah (or as it’s also known, Oudayas Kasbah) is one of the country’s most unique sites and in my opinion one of the most beautiful casbah in the country. Originally built in the 12th century and renovated many times since throughout the centuries, it has been... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some nice art shops, small contained area. Mostly closed on Fridays. Worth a short wander perhaps. Construction work in progress.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not forget to check this place when you visit Rabat. A trip to the Oudaiya is a must! Remember to avoid the local tour guides, try to sightseeing on your own :)

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Thank angie1992_16
Rabat, Morocco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Kasbah is beautiful and full of life and history. The interior garden is a great place to lounge, take tea or read a novel. There is an adjacent cafe overlooking the Oued Bourereg (river) where you can imagine corsair ships being docked. Great for a Sunday walk, a history lesson, see familiar alleys which were scenes from multiple movies... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome area to check out! I really enjoyed walking around the area. Just beware of very aggressive vendors, especially with henna. They'll "attack" with the henna and make you pay for it.

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Leipzig, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the center og town. Open to the public and under restoration. You must have Moroccan mint tea, while enjoying the scenic sea view.

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Alexandria, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Full disclosure: we visited this in pouring rain, which may have dampened (literally) our enthusiasm. Nice to view from the outside (walls, cannon), but once you're inside, pretty ho-hum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beware of pop-up tour guides that try to take you on tours and expect a tip. You can easily walk and navigate the streets yourself. Very photogenic, but tiny streets are a little stinky (think cat pee/poo) and it's easy to get lost. Worth the trip for the photos alone and the views of the beach and ocean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has magnificent and beautiful views. It's great to have a long walk and visit the locals in this kasbah and it's ruins. Beautiful.! Just grab a fresh orange squeeze or pomegranate juice along the way while walking all the way up for a view of the sea. Stupendo.! Highly recommended!

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