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Medina of Rabat

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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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US$53.20*
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Full-Day Private Tour to Rabat from Casablanca
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Rabat Day Trip from Casablanca
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Full-Day Private Tour to Rabat from Marrakech

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Fun to stroll through

It is not crazy busy and you will not be hassled into buying something. It is, however, a wonderful place to stroll through and get a good feel of Morocco and what is available... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
michael p
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from Rabat,Morocco. At arrival, I was not treated well. I asked :Is there a problem.On saying this,I was taken to a room where my Finger prints were taken and checked against a List. Apparently, nothing came up. Then the guy said :You can go. Came outside.Got a Taxi . Asked for a tip by the Taxi CoOrdinator. I... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is not crazy busy and you will not be hassled into buying something. It is, however, a wonderful place to stroll through and get a good feel of Morocco and what is available for purchase.

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Shanghai, China
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a short stay and my first day in Morocco, a stroll through the Medina and heading to the Kasbah des Oudalas was a good choice to taste the atmosphere of Morocco. Many exotic vendors but in general pretty nice and quite. You can walk around without being asked all the time to buy something.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old Medina is a UNESCO site and worth visiting. There is quit a bit of interesting little corners. One is not hassled at all. We took photos of the traders and they never complaint. We had also a very nice lunch with the locals.

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Colima, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not as vibrant and colorful as in Fes but still lovely, caters mostly to locals. It gets very lively at night with food stalls becoming prominent feature - lot like Jemaa el Fna place in Marrakesh. Locals are eating, having fun...

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Alexandria, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This medina is fairly quite and very residential. The main streets are more like an outdoor strip mall for locals. The streets where you find local crafts and souks is rather small. Plus the store fronts and architecture is uninteresting. After visiting both Rabat and Marrakech, I would say Rabat is only good for the sites and that you can... More 

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Boston
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Medina was a short walk from our hotel so we decided to go and walk around for awhile. We were pretty disappointed in the quality and variety of offerings. Just a lot of "knock offs". It was a nice way to kill time but there are nicer Medinas in Morocco. With much better products.

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Thank MassMoma
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rabat medina is fairly well-organized, actually. While busy and crowded (mandatory for a medina, apparently) the streets are linear, and it's not easy to get lost. It's also fairly clean. Don't miss trying the boiled snails sold by street vendors - all of the street food that we tried was pretty great, actually.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from our hotel to the Medina of Rabat. There are many vendors as you walk thru the old city. The vendors do not bother you very much. Once you see an item or pick it up they will try to sell it to you dropping the price as you hesitate. The walking is on flat ground but the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent hours wandering around the medina, enjoying the vibrancy, colorfulness, and diversity of shops and people.

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