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Casablanca

Casablanca

Casablanca is a hefty mix of architectural treasures that glisten with gold in the sunshine and near-decrepit old buildings. A sprawling city that brims with a cosmopolitan flair, Casablanca is Morocco's largest city and most hectic port. Sitting on the country's Atlantic coast, it blends a frenetic lifestyle with stylish restaurants and vibrant shopping opportunities, opening up in a destination that slowly starts living up to its Western counterparts.

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Hassan II Mosque

This outstanding mosque stands on a promontory looking towards the Atlantic. With its great capacity it can accommodate over 100,000 worshipers inside and on its courtyard. Its minaret, with its 210 metres, is the world's tallest, and its floor is entirely glass-covered.

Address
Boulevard Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah, Casablanca
The Old Medina

The Old Medina is also called Old Town or Ancienne Medina. This is a labyrinth of narrow streets decorated with tall, dusty buildings where locals bustle about and traditional knickknacks and curiosities can be purchased.

Address
Ancienne Medina, Casablanca
A Ma Bretagne

Famous for its comprehensive à la carte menu, A Ma Bretagne is run by award winning "Maître Cuisiniers de France" chefs. This upmarket restaurant joins French cuisine with fresh catch seafood, making it a fine-dining experience.

Address
Boulevard de l'Océan Atlantique, Casablanca
Le Cabestan

Le Cabestan is an elegant and intimate restaurant with an exquisite French menu and great views over the harbour and the lighthouse. This is claimed to be one of the city's best restaurants when it comes to seafood. Plus, Le Cabestan also offers drinks in their lounge bar.

Address
90 Route de la Corniche Phare El Hank, Casablanca
Marché Central

Marché Central is a bustling market well worth a visit when you are in Casablanca. Visiting this market is truly an experience - even you if are not buying anything from the vast selection of fruit and vegetables found here you can just enjoy cruising around and browse at the several stalls.

Address
Rue Chaouia, Casablanca
Alpha 55

Alpha 55 is one of the biggest department stores in Casablanca. Here you can find numerous shops that sell just about everything, from jewelry and home decoration to clothes and toys or gift ideas and souvenirs.

Address
Avenue de Mers Sultan, Casablanca

Mohammed V International Airport

Casablanca’s Mohammed V International Airport is located around 30 kilometres from the city centre. The airport has frequent connections to Paris, New York, Dubai and Frankfurt. You can easily reach the city centre by train, taxi and car hire companies. The taxis are stationed at Arrivals and trains can be found on the lower level of the airport. Trains go to Casablanca Port station every hour, the bus company CTM operates to/from the airport and the journey takes approximately an hour.

Address
Mohammed V International Airport, Casablanca

Passport / Visa

Citizens of the European Union, as well as the Untied States, Australia, and dozens of world countries can enter and remain in Morocco visa-free for up to 90 days. Look up individual prerequisites prior to travel in order to possibly apply for visa in time.