Rabat Old Town, Rabat

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#8 of 14 in Neighborhoods in Morocco
Rabat Old Town represents the city's vibrant downtown area. With buildings and houses painted white, this picturesque organic urban core features many scenic gardens and historic sites. Originally created in the 12th century by Andalusian Muslim refugees fleeing from Spain, the Old Town grew in a vibrant urban area packed with traditional shops, cafes, restaurants, and stalls selling bagged mint tea, leatherwear, bags, and accessories. Craft and antique shops showcase Berber carpets and embroidered fabrics, as well as copper pieces. Or visit in the evening; the Old Town has a bustling nightlife. Put Rabat Old Town and other Rabat attractions into our Rabat online trip itinerary builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The medina, or the old town, is obviously a maze of alleys, where almost everywhere something is traded. The Medina in Rabat is already more clearly closer to Europe. Traders do not solicit on each side and even put prices on their articles, you can quietly view the item before buying. It is much calmer and cleaner than the medina of Marrakech.
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  • This little part of the city is crazy! It feels like it's in Greece, the houses all have blue and white colors.
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