Imperial City of Rabat in Morocco

Our ship docked in Casablanca, which is the largest city in Morocco. We chose to see Rabat as it is a little over an hour outside of Casablanca, where we docked. It is the capital of Morocco. We see the walled Royal Palace with it's vast courtyard; and the 12th-century Hassan Tower which dominates the ruins of a mosque.

Many people here still wear the traditional dress, as did our guide. A large portion, though, dress in 'regular' clothing.

Upon our return to Casablanca we saw the Mosque Hassan II (church). It was built in 1989 and is situated overlooking the ocean. It is said to be the largest in the world.

overview Our guide.
Royal Palace
Not sure what this was!
Polishing the brass.

Roman ruins in Rabat.

Ruins of the Roman town of Sala outside the walls of Rabat.

Selling stuff on the street.

Notice the stork nest on top of this tower.

Hassan Tower with a stork nest on top.

One of the Bazaars.

A souk or market in the old town area.

Mosque in Casablanca Close up of mosque tower.Lots of tile work here.







































































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Morocco and Imperial City of Rabat
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