Nestled at the mouth of the Bou Regreg river along the Atlantic Ocean, Rabat is a center of Moroccan culture and a charming coastal city. Home to many of the country’s most prestigious cultural institutions, Rabat also offers plenty of vibrant restaurants, seaside cafes and alluring markets.
Things to do in Rabat
You can stumble upon many of Rabat’s historic attractions with a walk along the Yacoub al-Mansour esplanade, including the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, celebrated as one of Morocco’s finest architectural gems. Looking to sample local cuisine? Rabat is something of a culinary hotbed, so be sure to try some of the authentic street food in the Old Medina center for a true taste of Morocco.
Getting around Rabat
Rabat has an efficient tramway network and is served by buses and taxis, making it easy to get around and explore the city. If you’re flying into Rabat, the Rabat-Sale Airport handles flights from across Europe and the Middle East. The city is also linked to most of Morocco’s major cities by rail.