RABAT SIGHTSEEING

RABAT SIGHTSEEING

    Rabat is the capital and royal city of Morocco. The hestory of the city is rich of its high medieval period remains. It consists impressive rempats with great gates, big Forts with beautifully adorned facades and rich interior decors. The city stands on two levels; the Medina refers to the old section with a Hespano-Moorish style and the French City with its Art Decors and wide streets. MTDguide will take you for a sample tour to show you this charming city. 

     The first attraction visiters should explore is the Udaya kasba. This beautiful little fortified residence area appeared to be the jewel of Rabat. Here, the locals refresh their days with nice views from the terraces overlooking the Bou Regrag river and the oscean. The Kasbah Udaya offers a complete atmosphere of tranquil and calm with its andalusian garden but visiters also can wander into the white washed streets and admire the characters of the place.

     At the foot of the kasbah is the Medina., known of its local market that will bring you back to the middle ages with its collors, smells,  and noise. Then, explore the remains of the Hassan Mosque elevated on artificial helly ground, lost half of its high tower after 1755 earthquake. The mosque becomes a sign of a 12th century magnifisant work that has never finished. Next to the Hassan Tower is a sample white building that hold a beautifully ornated Mausoleum of our previous kings opened to for visiters to admire and respect.

          finally, a nice drive by remparts pass the royal palace to arrive to Chellah, a 14 th century royal necropolis. It contains a beautiful garden remnants that relate the history of Rabat as the site was a Romans colony.