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Medina of Rabat

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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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US$53.19*
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Full-Day Private Tour to Rabat from Casablanca
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Full-Day Private Tour to Rabat from Marrakech

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Best medina of the big cities in Morocco

If you are a visitor or a tourist who wishes to discover the medina life in Morocco, then you should visit the Rabat medina. Unlike the medinas in Fes or Marrakech, there are no... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Casablanca, Morocco
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Pula, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

It doesnt start before 9 in the morning, in sundays. Sellers know english. If they see you are a turist they will give you the higher pricea, but you can always negotiate. It is very colorful and you can find really anything you need.

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Casablanca, Morocco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are a visitor or a tourist who wishes to discover the medina life in Morocco, then you should visit the Rabat medina. Unlike the medinas in Fes or Marrakech, there are no touts and merchants are not pushing you to come in or buy constantly. this is the place where you can wonder around and visit the shops... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our 2+ week visit, we strolled through the medinas in Fes, Marrakech, Chefchouan, Essaouira -- and Rabat's medina was our surprising favourite. Very low pressure for shoppers, relatively easy to navigate, great (and transparent) prices, and friendly atmosphere.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting medina, quite busy but nobody was pushy. Bought some delicious dried fruit and nuts. Be careful of the "street food" vendors as they charge more than the listed price if you don't check.

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santa monica , ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends & I toured the market . Very colorful & very active. Visited the widow's co-op for rugs. The emcee was very entertaining ... sweet sisters. Also visited the herbalist, aka argon oil seller. But did learn something & of course bought something

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Thank noswitt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a guided tour around this area of Rabat with its shaded streets and open areas. We visited the gardens and had a very welcome cup of mint tea which was different, but had a great taste and well worth €1. I would advise the services of a local guide to get the most out of you visit especially... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Medina is quite different from some others, like Fez or Marrakesh. Its calmer, more spacious and has very good quality products (which you don't find so often over there).

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy busy streets with locals shopping for everything, this is it. Only a few streets with tourist items like pottery and paintings and not much soliciting either.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting and very good introduction without being overwhelmed if you've never been to a Medina as it offers something for both locals and tourists but it is nothing compared to either Fes or Marrakech.

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to get a feel for Morocco, you can haggle and buy gifts and souvenir relatively cheaply. However, I was a bit disappointed with the gifts I bought there. I couldn't see at the time as it was dark but every single gift I bought had a defect/ imperfection and I ended up too embarrassed to gift those items.... More 

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