Top 8 Things to Do in Casablanca Morocco

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

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).
How it works: The full article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the sights featured in this article. The app's navigation functions guide you from one sight to the next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Sights Featured in This Article

Guide Name: Top 8 Things to Do in Casablanca Morocco
Guide Location: Morocco » Casablanca
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Quinn Cosgrave
Read it on Author's Website:
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hassan II Mosque
  • Medina
  • Rick’s Cafe
  • Sacre-Coeur Cathedral
  • waterfront boulevard

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip

Casablanca: 15 Shopping Ideas for Travelers

Casablanca: 15 Shopping Ideas for Travelers

What's more to Casablanca than the famous 1940s movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman? Although "much water has flown under the bridge" since, there are things in Morocco still not fading away with time, just as those desert colors. Here are some of the items worth noting...