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Rabat Old Town, Rabat

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World heritage site · Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Rabat Old Town represents the city's vibrant downtown area. With buildings and houses painted white, this picturesque organic urban core features many scenic gardens and historic sites. Originally created in the 12th century by Andalusian Muslim refugees fleeing from Spain, the Old Town grew in a vibrant urban area packed with traditional shops, cafes, restaurants, and stalls selling bagged mint tea, leatherwear, bags, and accessories. Craft and antique shops showcase Berber carpets and embroidered fabrics, as well as copper pieces. Or visit in the evening; the Old Town has a bustling nightlife. Put Rabat Old Town and other Rabat attractions into our Rabat online trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Stroll. Have a tea and sweets. Stroll. Nothing earth shattering, but a nice relaxing way to spend an hour or two seeing something a little different  more »
  • The old town of Rabat has Andalusian as well as French features. Several historic gates open into this part of Rabat from Boulevard Hassan II, like Bab Ahad, Bab Chellah and Bab Mellah. You will see.....  more »

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