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“Medina of Rabat”
Review of Medina of Rabat

Medina of Rabat
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USD 58.23*
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Full-Day Private Tour to Rabat from Casablanca
Ranked #7 of 62 things to do in Rabat
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 20 June 2018

very nice shopping experience.....the vendors are very good at marketing . Quality stuff.
The place is bustling with so many things to look for and to buy. Even if you don't want to buy anything the merchants are always willing to show you almost everything and in the end they will convince you to buy something. Very reasonable prices. ......A must go at the Medina!!!

1  Thank Lydia C
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"rue des consuls"
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"great shopping"
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"other cities"
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"leather goods"
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"market place"
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"less hassle"
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"shopping experience"
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"for sale"
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"worth a visit"
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"old city"
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"walk around"
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"narrow streets"
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Completely renovated,the souk is so lively and so representative of the Moroccan expérience. You find all kids of souvenir. Don't forget to bargain the price.

1  Thank Kenza T
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Horrible medina. By the far the worst I have seen I'm morrocco so far (our of fes and chefchaouen). Place is filthy. It stinks. Full of beggars. Terrifying lack of hygiene (even by Moroccan standards). Atmosphere ruined by hawkers and hasslers.

Large parts of the medina don't have pavements so you end up walking on a mixture of dust and cat excrement. Enough dust around to give you lung problems. On top of that you'll get mugged off by any vendor you try to buy from. They haggle at 4 times the intended price. Can't really think of a single positive thing to say about this attraction.

See it if you must, but don't stay to long or you'll catch something. Certainly stay clear of the food.

1  Thank JuanSanches92
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

The Medina (old city) of Rabat is neither the oldest nor the largest in Morocco, but it is one of the nicest and most manageable for a tourist. Most of the main avenues and side streets are very open and foot-traffic-friendly. There's lots of good shopping to do, some very good restaurants — try some of the lower-end ones, for an unexpected treat! — and some interesting architecture. Well worth a stroll through. I recommend beginning at the main south entrance, at the corner of Avenue Hassan II and Mohammed V. Walk north and just work your way north and east, following whatever decent-sized street you come upon. You will eventually find yourself on an overlook, either at the Oued Bou Regreg river or at the sea. From there you can either retrace your steps back south and west, or take a cab back to Hassan II. Then walk west to the big gate. Beyond is a very large and complicated intersection, from which two streets continue west. Take the one on the right, the one that doesn't curve left immediately. About one block further on the left is a very good Syrian restaurant — perfect for a snack or an evening meal.

1  Thank Carlisticeday
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I spent two weeks in Morocco, visiting many (and I mean, MANY) souks all over the country including popular ones in Marrakesh and Fes. I must say, this is one of the best markets I've visited. It is not as huge as the others, but the lack of pollution (à la motorbikes!) sure made the experience so much better. Generally, you get a happier vibe here and the store owners are less aggressive. Like anywhere else, do bargain for better prices.

1  Thank letsseetheworldnow
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