Rabat, Morocco: Travel/Tourist Information Guide

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Situated on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the river Bou Regreg, Rabat is the capital city of Morocco. It is one of four majestic cities of Morocco and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city holds special forms of art and culture which attracts more and more visitors towards it. Being a modern coastal city, Rabat holds homes and buildings which are painted in white and accompanied with beautiful gardens. The city is home to several wide boulevards and significant historical monuments and sites which dates back to 7th century.

Rabat has striking gardens and fascinating museums exhibiting the Roman ruins. City gates, magnificent mosques, small back streets and souks definitely charms all its visitor. The government and the King of Morocco is located in Rabat which holds a population of around 2 million. Rabat has wide boulevards and nice souqs and outdoor cafes which provides a cosmopolitan feel to the city. Rabat is divided into two: Medina (old-walled city) and the Ville Nouvelle (new city). Arabic and French are the common languages spoken.

Rabat-Sale Airport serves the city and Royal Air Moroc and Air France operate daily flights. Most of the visitors depend on trains to reach the city from Casablanca. There is around an hour journey from Casablanca to Rabat. Bus services are also available from the major town in Morocco.