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Volubilis

Volubilis (outskirts of Meknes) — Volubilis was an Ancient Roman settlement — dating from the 3rd century BC, located 3 hours (259 km) east of Casablanca (just 31 km north of Meknes). Volubilis was a central administrative city for this part of Roman Africa, responsible for grain production and exports to Rome. It was also […]

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Villa des Arts de Casablanca

Villa des Arts de Casablanca (30 boulevard Brahim Roudani near Rue Abou El Kacem Chabi, Casablanca) – this gallery is part of the ONA Foundation, one of Morocco’s primary cultural foundations. The Foundation’s primary aim is to promote creativity and culture in the country — while paying deference to Moroccan culture and heritage. ONA focuses […]

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Saadian Tombs

Saadian Tombs (Rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech) — one of the most visited sites in Marrakech and throughout Morocco, the Saadian Tombs were discovered and opened to the public in 1917. The entrance is signposted inside the main gate to the Kasbah, a short walk from Jemaa el Fna. The principal structures of the tombs […]

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Royal Palace of Casablanca

Royal Palace of Casablanca (Rue Ahmed el Figuigui, Casablanca) — located near the new medina is yet another one of the King’s palaces. The King has a palace in almost every city just in case of a royal visit. The King’s Palace in Casablanca is just as grand as the rest of them, with its […]

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Royal Palace

Royal Palace (Place des Alaouites, Fez) – located 3 hours (290 km) east of Casablanca), the most imposing of all Fez monuments is undoubtedly the Royal Palace, which began construction in the 13th century. From Place des Alaouites, a vast esplanade created nearby in 1968, you can enjoy impressive views of the palace’s delicately worked […]

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Place des Nations Unies

Place des Nations Unies (Casablanca) – for those visitors who have already immersed themselves into Casablanca’s old districts, this is the focal point of Casablanca’s downtown district as well as where the modern city meets the traditional medina. A wasteland in the early 1900s, it is now a busy conglomeration of offices, banks, restaurants, and […]

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Phare d’el Hank

Phare d’el Hank (Boulevard de la Corniche, Casablanca) – this site is a lighthouse designed by Albert Laprade and built in 1920. The tower measures 51 meters (167 feet) in height, and the top can be reached by climbing to the top. The lighthouse looks out over the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. This is one of […]

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Old Medina of Casablanca

Old Medina of Casablanca (North-west corner of Place des Nations Unies, Casablanca) — the old Arab quarter of Casablanca is now known as the Old Medina and is located in the city center. It’s a great place for doing some exploring and offers fascinating sights of old stone houses set in winding passageways, as well […]

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Museum of Moroccan Judaism

Museum of Moroccan Judaism (81 Rue Chasseur Jules Gros, Casablanca) — this museum goes over the history of the presence of the Jews on Moroccan soil. Among other things, the aim is to show the peaceful coexistence during several centuries of the Hebrew, Arabic and Berber communities, as well as giving information about main symbols […]

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Mohammed VI Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art

Mohammed VI Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art (Corner of Avenue Moulay El Hassan and Allal Ben Abdallah Avenue, Quartier Hassan 10000, Rabat) – opened in October 2014, this was the first museum of modern art that was launched in Morocco since its independence from France. The three-level 22,350 sq. m building consists of 4,921 […]