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Address: Rabat, Morocco
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Full-Day Casablanca and Rabat Private Sightseeing Tour from Casablanca
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Rabat Royal Palace: From the Pages of Tales and Magic

Dâr-al-Makhzen, in Rabat is the official residence of the King of Morocco. It is located in the Touarga commune of Rabat, which is the national capital. Since the reign of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Orlando, Florida

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, the mounted guards at the entrances are very stoic and do not blink. Enter the massive courtyard w/ roman columns surrounded by pieces of old wall, that are now dove cores, you are breath taken. The tombs are amazing, pics just can't do it justice

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Thank noswitt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to this palace is a must see spot on a trip to Rabat. Obviously security is strict and it would make sense to go with a good local guide. The area surrounding the palace is vast, but gives a good flavour of the opulence within which the royal family live. The architecture and stone carvings are very detailed.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dâr-al-Makhzen, in Rabat is the official residence of the King of Morocco. It is located in the Touarga commune of Rabat, which is the national capital. Since the reign of sultan Muhammad ibn Abdallah, the Alaouite sultans and kings have maintained a palace in Rabat. Muhammad IV built the current building in 1864, to replace the older palace. Morocco had... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All you can do is see the outside and take pictures of the facade. So it is ok to see but it is just a picture drive by or walk by.

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Thank Joel K
Haifa, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

You enter a very large compound with well kept gardens, yet you can watch from a huge square the entrance with its guards on both sides. Picturesque spot, no more

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

You can't go in but it is interesting from the outside and the information from our guide made it worth seeing. You will only spend a little time there.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Bring your passport otherwise you will not be allowed in. Exterior visit only. Not worth the effort.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The main royal palace in morocco (there are 14 in the country), it's big, very nice on huge area, but you can see it only from a distance for security reasons.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The royal palace is beautiful and if you go with a tour director, they will tell you the history and the current situation with the palace,the King and his family. But as many mentioned, you can not get very close since they have barricades in front of it and they do want pictures to be taken. But if you are... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The Royal Palace is a beautiful building located on beautiful grounds. You can only visit the outside. You can not go inside the Palace. Our guide explained about the current King & about the Royal family which was interesting. The King appears to be loved by most Moroccans. This is worth an hour long visit. Great photo opportunities.

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