The medina of Casablanca is the oldest part of the city, and therefore offers visitors a good opportunity to see how the locals live and shop. It consists of a labyrinth of streets filled with shops and stalls selling a variety of items ranging from clothes, footwear and leather items to spices, souvenirs, dried fruits and so much more. Visitors must make it a point to wander the maze-like tumble of alleyways for a look at what Casablanca is truly about with its mix of Moorish and Portuguese architecture. Apart from authentic neighborhoods, they will also come across two of the original gates of the old city walls, a jewelry market, an 18th-century fortress, cafés and more.
All day, but the numerous attractions and shops found here will have different operating hours
Around 1 hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The original gates, the shops and stalls and the mix of Moorish and Portuguese architecture
Since Casablanca is a Muslim city, Muslim visitor will definitely be able to find prayer facilities throughout. Muslim tourists must make it a point to offer at least one prayer at the Hassan II Mosque. This world renowned mosque is the second largest in the world and can accommodate 2,500 worshippers inside and 80,000 in its courtyard.
The medina of Casablanca has numerous cafés and restaurants. Visitors will be able to dine on authentic Moroccan dishes here. Since Casablanca is a Muslim city, almost all restaurants in the city are sure to be Halal. Muslim tourists can therefore ask the locals to direct them to the best restaurant in the area.