Rabat Shopping Walk, Rabat (Self Guided)

Rabat is heaven for those who love shopping. The city has many shopping opportunities in so-called traditional markets or shopping streets. All kinds of clothes, shoes, leather, jewelry, pottery, handicrafts, carpets, rugs and many other oriental items can be found here. Take this walk to see the most famous and popular markets and shopping streets in Rabat.
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Rabat Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Rabat Shopping Walk
Guide Location: Morocco » Rabat (See other walking tours in Rabat)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Author: alice
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Galérie d'Art Nouiga

1) Galérie d'Art Nouiga

Galérie d'Art Nouiga is located within the Kasbash des Oudayas (the oldest area of the city) at the end of Rue Jemaa. The gallery is very popular and it has permanent exhibits, as well as exhibitions by guest artists. On display here is mostly the works of local artists including paintings, photography and prints, as well as souvenir books and information on all upcoming art events.
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Rue des Consuls

2) Rue des Consuls

Rue des Consuls is the most popular and beautiful shopping street in Rabat. It is located in Medina and all kinds of crafts shops are located here. It is a perfect place to buy a gift or something for your house. It is full of fascinating and high quality carpets, rugs, jewelry, pottery, leather, silks, lamps, wooden furniture and of course the traditional babouches and jellabahs.
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Souk es-Sabat

3) Souk es-Sabat

Souk es-Sabat is a very popular shopping spot in Rabat. The Souk es-Sabat is a great place to purchase shoes, leather and jewelry. You can also find traditional babouches, musical instruments and many other items.
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Rue Souika

4) Rue Souika (must see)

Rue Souika is one of the biggest and most popular shopping spots in Rabat. The place is great not only for shopping, but also to wander around and observe the local colours. The place is great to pick up a perfect gift for loved ones at home. All kinds of clothes, shoes, jewelry, carpets, crafts, pottery and many other unique and interesting things can be found here.
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Marché Central

5) Marché Central

Marché Central is located downtown and it is one of the most popular markets for food and local specialties among locals as well as tourists. The market was built in the 1920s on the site of an older market that was named Souk Tben. The place is huge and fascinating and all kinds of food, fruit, meat, fish and other local food specialties, as well as flowers, can be found here.

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Create Your Own Walk in Rabat

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Travel Distance: 16.8 km
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Medina and Kasbah Walk in Rabat

Medina and Kasbah Walk in Rabat

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Travel Distance: 3.1 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Rabat for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Rabat has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Rabat, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.