Things To Do In Casablanca in 48 Hours
Morrocan lamb cooked in a Tagine (Damn), I would seriously fight a person for even looking at my lamb…its that good.
Casablanca is the center of business and economy, while at the same time it offers tourist spots to both domestic and foreign tourists. So, if you only have 48 hours to enjoy the city of Casablanca, then here’s a playlist of what to do.
Start the day strolling around one of the largest and oldest medinas in Morocco and find great buys to take home. There is plenty for the eyes to see here but the most important thing is to get a feel of how Moroccans go about their day, tending their business and life in general.
Designed to recreate the bar made famous by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in the movie classic Casablanca, Rick’s Cafe is one of the best places to stop by while or after a long stroll through the busy Old Medina.
It offers the best Moroccan food and is conveniently situated just outside the busy Old Medina, away from the hustle and bustle.
After recharging, another a must in Casablanca is La Corniche where you can recharge some more. Take a stroll along the coast or stay in one of the exclusive seaside clubs. This is one place you wouldn’t want to miss with its array of restaurants, all serving tasty Moroccan food.
Habous & Old Mosque.
After seeing the Old Medina yesterday, it is important to visit the New Medina. Habous Market with the Old Mosque (Mohammadi Mosque) looking over the market. This is where most traditional items of Casablanca can be found and sold at relatively fair prices.
You will surely get a lot of best buys for you to take home.
Hassan II Mosque.
Casablanca Morocco is teeming with mosques, which only shows how rich the culture of the locals is. But there is one mosque that you shouldn’t miss, the Hassan II Mosque. It has the most elegant details and architecture that every local in Casablanca takes pride on.
Chez El Kabbaj
Aside from the good Moroccan food that is being served in Chez El Kabbaj, which is by far among the best and always packed, you will also love the fresh foie gras. This is definitely a good place to end your 2 days travel in Casablanca Morocco.
With the French influence evident, you may find yourself Exploring the Stunning Art Deco Architecture of Casablanca which is totally understandable but one of the experiences that will give you the most authentic feel is the Medina’s. If you planning on visiting Marrakesh have a look at our Marrakesh Morrocco In 24 Hours guide.
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