Top 8 Things to Do in Casablanca Morocco

Morocco, Casablanca Guide (B): Top 8 Things to Do in Casablanca Morocco

Casablanca is often overlooked in favour of the more exotic souks of Marrakech, Fes and Chefchaouen, or the adventure of the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara.

Ironically, Casablanca is where many visitors first land in Morocco. Instead of immediately hopping on a connecting flight or train to Marrakech, spend a day or two in Morocco’s biggest city. You might be surprised at what you find. Casablanca is so much more than a transit hub.

It may not be as evocative or atmospheric as other Moroccan cities, but Casablanca is the cosmopolitan, economic heart of Morocco. A city where businesses and creatives thrive and where Moroccans come to seek their fortune. This is the real Morocco of today.

Casablanca feels like a once glamorous and sophisticated city on its way back. Beautiful French Colonial architecture, grand old hotels and crowded European cafes line the sidewalks. Restorations and beautifications are taking place all over the city while the old walled Medina remains unchanged with the hustle of traditional Moroccan trade. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 8 Things to Do in Casablanca Morocco
Guide Location: Morocco » Casablanca
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hassan II Mosque   Medina   Rick’s Cafe   Sacre-Coeur Cathedral   waterfront boulevard  
Author: Kate O'malley
Read it on author's website: https://vagrantsoftheworld.com/top-8-things-casablanca-morocco/

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