Top Choice Mosque in Casablanca

Hassan II Mosque

The Hassan II Mosque is the world's third-largest mosque, built to commemorate the former king's 60th birthday. The mosque (and its 210m minaret) rises above the ocean on an outcrop northwest of the medina, a vast b…
Medina in Essaouira


Essaouira’s walled medina was added to Unesco’s World Heritage list in 2001. Its well-preserved, late-18th-century fortified layout is a prime example of European military architecture in North Africa. For the visit…
Museum in Casablanca

Jewish Museum

South of Maarif in the suburb of Oasis is this museum housed beautiful villa surrounded by lush gardens. It's the only Jewish museum in the Islamic world. It relates the history of the once-thriving Jewish community…
Notable Building in Casablanca

Mahakma du Pasha

To the south of the Quartier Habous (Nouvelle Medina) is the old Mahakma du Pasha, which has more than 60 rooms decorated with sculpted wooden ceilings, stuccowork, wrought-iron railings and earthenware floors.
Beach in Casablanca

Miami Plage

The largest beach club in Aïn Diab is Miami Plage, which has basketball courts, beach umbrellas, a swimming pool and a restaurant and bar.
Outdoors in Casablanca

Parc de la Ligue Arabe

Casa's biggest open space is the Parc de la Ligue Arabe. It's a good place for games and walks, has a choice of small cafés and the Yasmina amusement park.
Area in Casablanca

Place Mohammed V

This is where the architect Henri Prost really went to town. The grand square is surrounded by public buildings whose designs were later copied in buildings throughout Morocco, including the law courts, the splendid…
Gallery in Casablanca

Villa des Arts

Located in a converted art deco building with a pleasant garden near the Parc de la Ligue Arabe, this gorgeous 1930s gallery holds exhibitions of contemporary Moroccan and international art.
Gardens in Rabat

Andalusian Gardens

These gardens, laid out by the French during the colonial period, occupy the grounds of Kasbah des Oudaias and make a wonderful shady retreat.
Historic Site in Rabat


Abandoned, crumbling and overgrown, the old Roman city of Sala Colonia and the Merenid necropolis of Chellah is one of Rabat’s most evocative sights. The Phoenicians were the first to settle on the grassy slopes abo…