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Culture of Casablanca. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Casablanca Beautiful mosques and palaces, ancient streets with lots of interesting buildings and craft shops, a picturesque coastline and colorful markets – these are the main attractions of Casablanca. This place is really beautiful, and this is the reason why the ancient Moroccan city is liked by thousands of tourists from all over the world. The Palace of Mohammed V is an incomparable architectural monument. The building was designed in accordance with best national traditions. Currently the beautiful palace is the location of several government agencies – a French consulate, a bank, a post office and a palace of justice.
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Medina area is definitely the best place for walking. This is a complex maze of narrow streets and alleys. Many travelers consider that place a true museum. The reason for this is that Medina is the location of numerous craft shops and workshops. This is the place where visitors can admire beautiful paintings and sculptures, buy interesting souvenirs or have their portrait made by one of local masters.
Hassan II Mosque is located on a high hill not far away from the coastline. This is the most important religious object of Casablanca. The height of the minaret of the mosque is 200 meters. It is considered the highest one in the world and can be seen from any part of the city. The construction of the beautiful mosque was completed quite recently, in 1993. The prayer hall of the mosque can accommodate up to 25,000 visitors at a time. The mosque is distinguished by luxurious interior decoration. It’s really hard to find such a rich choice of ornaments and unique decorative elements in any other mosque. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Numerous wonderful markets are known as the main attraction of Habous district. There are markets literally in every street. Market is a place where visitors can purchase not only fresh fruits and vegetables, but also antiques. For many local residents markets have become a favorite place of rest. These are the places where they meet their friends and hear the latest news. The tomb of Sidi Abderrahman is also an important attraction. Sidi Abderrahman was a local hermit who was famous for his amazing gift to heal people even from the most complex diseases. Even today hundreds of pilgrims come to his grave, hoping for a miracle cure. Among other places of interest tourists are usually recommended to visit Notre Dame de Lourdes Church, which was completed in the middle of the 20th century. It is a beautiful architectural attraction, the main distinctive feature of which is huge stained glass windows.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Casablanca and surroundings

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What to visit during two-day excursion in Casablanca

Hassan Ii Mosque
Where: Foire de Casablanca, Aïn Diab, Casablanca; Telephone: +212 (0)52 220 6266 /65 (Tourist Office); Metro: To Foire de Casablanca;
The Old Medina Or Old Town (ancienne Medina)
Where: Ancienne Medina, Casablanca; Telephone: +212 (0)52 220 6266 /65 (Tourist Office); Metro: To the Ancienne Medina off the Gare du Port;
Rialto Cinema
Where: Boulevard Brahim Roudaini, Casablanca; Telephone: +212 (0)52 220 6266 /65 (Tourist Office); Metro: To Boulevard Brahim Roudaini or Place Mohammed;
Cathedral Of Sacre Coeur
Where: Boulevard Brahim Roudaini, Casablanca; Telephone: +212 (0)52 220 6266 /65 (Tourist Office); Metro: To Boulevard Brahim Roudaini or Place Mohammed;
Villa Des Arts
Where: Boulevard Brahim Roudaini, Casablanca; Telephone: +212 (0)52 229 5087; Metro: To Boulevard Brahim Roudaini or Place Mohammed;
Place Mohammed V
Where: Place Mohammed V, Casablanca; Telephone: +212 (0)52 220 6266 /65 (Tourist Office); Metro: To Place Mohammed V;

Unique spots in Casablanca and near

Morocco Mall

From the series “12 Largest Shopping Centers Worldwide”
An enormous aquarium is set up in the central atrium. Its volume is over one million litres. Several dozens of fish species live there: from tiny to quite enormous. Hundreds of people come here to look at them every day. "Morocco Mall" is situated in a picturesque coastal area. A lot of people come here to relax in the beautiful garden and to enjoy with the panorama. As others big shopping malls "Morocco Mall" offers a lot of entertainment. … Read further

Hassan II Mosque

From the series “The Most Iconic Temples in the World”
His grandiose project was realized at the shortest deadlines. In only thirteen years the huge mosque was completely built and received the first faithful in 1993. The main particularity of the mosque is its location. It was not built on the natural coast, but on the artificial platform and is literally above the water. The floor of the mosque is made of the high-strength glass, so you can see through it the waves of the ocean and its underwater inhabitants. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Casablanca

Culture guide to Casablanca. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Casablanca: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Casablanca. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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