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Casablanca

Casablanca

Casablanca is a heady mix of architecture treasures that glisten with gold in the sunshine and dusty, 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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Casablanca
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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
Blvd 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
La Mer

La Mer is a nautical-themed restaurant that specializes in local seafood dishes. The restaurant has gained popularity not only for its scrumptious main dishes, entrees and desserts but also for the romantic view of the ocean from the windows.

Address
Blvd de la Corniche Phare El Hank, 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
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
Central Market

The bustling Central Market in Casablanca is full of fresh produce, flowers and groceries. The market is open every day from morning until evening and it is well worth a visit even if you do not feel like bargaining.

Address
Rue Chaouia, 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. The bus company CTM operates to/from the airport and the journey takes approximately an hour. If you wish to book a taxi in advance, you can do it online with Suntransfers.com.

Address
Mohammed V International Airport, Casablanca

Buses and trains

CTM intercity buses run to most towns in Morocco. There are plenty of routes and they leave from Gare Routière on Rue Léon l'Africain in the centre of the city. You can also travel by train to reach other parts of Morocco. If you want to catch a train you must head to Gare du Port. www.oncf.ma

Address
Casablanca