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Casablanca or Rabat

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Casablanca or Rabat

hello,

I will only be spending very minimal time in either Casablanca or Rabat and then flying out to France from either airport. With limited time, I can only choose either city, which city has more to offer at night or worth seeing?

thanks

c

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Casablanca
Casablanca
Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
Rabat
Rabat
Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region, Morocco
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1. Re: Casablanca or Rabat

Hi,

It depends what you are looking for. Casablanca is a busy industrial port city. Rabat is the capital and has an old medina.

I'd go for Rabat personally.

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Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
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Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region, Morocco
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2. Re: Casablanca or Rabat

we will be arriving probably some time around 6pm, i guess in this case Rabat has more activities or to go to in the evening?

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3. Re: Casablanca or Rabat

I'd check the availability/price of onward tickets before making a decision.

At night Casablanca is probably more vibrant and the mosque lit up makes a stunning photo, but Rabat has a lot of charm.

You don't say how or where you are arriving which may make quite a difference to the options.

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Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
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4. Re: Casablanca or Rabat

Casablanca is on my list of cities never to visit again (only 2 in the world so far), so i would say Rabat. Casablanca is i giant rubbish heap. Also took us 2.5 houirs from Port area to the airport in early morning traffic , so even if you are flying from Casa airport it (depending on the time of day) could be faster getting there from Rabat!

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Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
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Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region, Morocco
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5. Re: Casablanca or Rabat

Thanks! I kinda decided to go to Rabat too at this point. :)

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