Casablanca, the White City
Casablanca is the economic heart of Morocco; it is a bustling metropolis with lovely palm trees along its streets, the Atlantic Ocean in the distance, and tall office buildings on every corner. Among lovely neighborhoods, between Arab-Muslim history and colonial remnants, lie modern infrastructures. Explore all the options: wander around the medina, one of the newest medinas constructed in Morocco, explore the city's art-deco buildings, and see the Hassan II mosque, one of the world's most beautiful examples of waterside architecture.
The history of Casablanca is mysterious. Despite it's enigmatic beginnings, its neighborhoods and monuments reveal a lot about its past.
Explore all the options: wander around the medina, one of the newest medinas constructed in Morocco, explore the city's art-deco buildings, and see the Hassan II mosque, one of the world's most beautiful examples of waterside architecture.
Let yourself be tempted by the festive side of the city. Take advantage of the cornice, its clubs and festivals too, such as the Casablanca Festival, Jazzablanca or Tremplin L'Boulevard.
The coastline, bordered by beaches equipped to suit all your comfort, invites you to experience the most fun activities that will make your stay more enjoyable, from diving, to jet-skiing to boating.
Check out the Sqala Bastion, an 18th-century fortified complex that is now a stylish restaurant-cafe where diners flock in droves to savor delectable regional cuisine, when you are exploring the port. You arrive to the city's magnificent medina not far from the dock. It is the newest and most unique medina in the nation, having been rebuilt following the earthquake of 1755. Within its walls, European influence melds perfectly with Arabic-Islamic architecture.
Among this eclecticism, craftsmen keep the neighborhood lively with their regular work. You'll find yourself in a very different environment downtown. Here, the distinctive urban planning, broad boulevards, and vast plazas surrounded by Art Deco structures remember the old colonial occupation. One of the largest and most magnificent mosques in the Muslim world is the solemn Hassan II Mosque, which is situated on the ocean's edge.
You embark on a journey through time as you meander through Casablanca's White City and are introduced to a location that has been shaped by numerous factors.
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Craftsmanship: a lovely fusion of modernity and traditional charm Being the economic hub of the nation, where the most cutting-edge infrastructure and vibrant communities are concentrated, Casablanca never forgets its rich heritage, which is expertly kept by its skilled artisans.
Visit the medina to find friendly artisans creating their finest creations. Take a stroll to the most bustling area of the city, the Habous district, where you will find trays and teapots with arabesque-inspired carvings, coppersmiths' shops, and shimmering lights!
Casablanca is an under-the-radar destination for haute couture fashion, which is renowned for its elegant kaftans and serves as a constant source of inspiration for young designers. These clothing items are well-known internationally; Angelina Jolie, Rihanna, and Alicia Keys are just a few of the celebrities that have worn them.
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