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Medina of Rabat, Rabat

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Explore the capital's oldest quarter, Medina of Rabat--the walled city center and part of a wider World Heritage Site protecting a wealth of monuments in the metropolitan area. Taking shape with the building of the ramparts in the 12th century CE, the medina contains a lively collection of narrow streets, old homes, traditional cafes, and souks. Take a walking tour around the quarter, and make sure to head to the leather bazaar, where a large selection of stalls and shops sell high-quality leather goods, including poufs, shoes, bags, and wallets. To find out how to plan a trip to Rabat, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Always interesting. A great place to people watch, see the locals n their day-to-day activities. Experience the street food. The vendors were much milder here than other cities. Not as much...  more »
  • As I already said about the Kasbah, you have to walk through these markets when in cities where they are located, but I have seen better. When you get away from the local food market area and get to.....  more »

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