Discover the city of Rabat, the capital of Morocco, even if you don’t have a lot of time in Morocco with this shared tour leaving from Tangier. Travel to Rabat and once there, your guide will show you around the city’s medina and Rabat’s highlights, including the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, Hassan Tower, and Kasbah of the Udayas.
Details & Itinerary
Pick up from Tangier port or your Hotel in Tangier,. upon arrival to Rabat we’ll start our guided tours of Rabat which will take us to the Kasbah of the Oudayas, Hassan Tower, Mohammed V Mausoleum, Chellah ruins and the Royal Palace , The medina.Rabat has been the capital of Morocco since 1956 and earned UNESCO World Heritage designation in 2012, but despite its status as the second-largest city in the country, it attracts fewer tourists than its busier siblings to its signature white architecture. Visit the Kasbah des Oudaïas, home to the city’s oldest mosque and Musée des Oudaïas handicrafts museum, or the city’s main landmark, the Hassan Tower. This minaret has sat unfinished for centuries since Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur began the project in 1195, with the intent to build the largest mosque in the world. However, when the minaret was only half-finished at 140 feet, al-Mansur died in 1199, and the project was abandoned. The Royal Palace and Oudaya Gardens are worth a visit, as is the snow-white Saint-Pierre Cathedral, inaugurated in 1991, and the white marble mausoleum of Mohammed V.