Casablanca, Morocco

The largest city in Morocco, Casablanca is situated in the central-western part of Morocco bordering the Atlantic Ocean. The city is also one of the largest and the most important cities in Africa, both economically and demographically. The port of Casablanca is one of the largest artificial ports in the world.

Major attractions

Hassan II Mosque- It is the second largest mosque in the world with the world's tallest minaret. The prayer hall can accommodate 25,000 people to pray.

Medina- It is a great place to feel the pulse of Casablanca life. There are also some holy men koubbas in the medina's southern section.

Place Mohamed V- It is the central plaza of Casablanca and a home to important official buildings like the post office, Palace of Justice, French Consulate and main Bank of Morocco.

Hotels

Hotel Les Ambassadeurs- Provides free Wi-Fi and offers pet-friendly accommodation. Mohamed V International Airport is the nearest airport.

Hyatt Regency Casablanca- Located in the heart of Casablanca, it offers you a unique stay. Stroll through Old Medina and shop in Habous Quarter.

Restaurants

La Bodega: Offers Spanish-inspired menu and traditional Moroccan cuisine. It also has fun nights with DJ and a dance floor.

Le Relais de Paris: It is a haven of French culinary delights. It offers delicious French food while enjoying panoramic view of the sea.

La Sqala: This delightful and charming restaurant offers an escape from the bustling city. Here one can get typical Moroccan specialties.

Foods

Fish Chermoula- It is a combination of herbs and spices used in the marinating of fish.

Harira- It is a soup had in the Ramadan when the fast is broken at sunset.

Travel Info Mohammed V Airport is the busiest airport. But the easiest way to reach the city is by train. You can also opt for buses which are much cheaper.