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Casablanca

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Casablanca is the largest city in the Maghreb, the first port and a symbol of modern Morocco, which has been able to blend tradition and progress. An example is the huge Hassan II Mosque (the prayer hall has 25 thousand faithful, the esplanade 80 000), with its tall minaret (200 meters), built on the shores of combining traditional forms sophisticated technology (the is openable roof).

The whole town follows a precise development plan: start from the center, like spokes, wide avenues lined with a carousel of domes, belvedere, columns, balconies, cedar wood, skylights (houses elegant blend the Art Deco and Art Neo -Moorish).

The traditional souq are concentrated in the district of Habbous, Where lovely shaded squares and narrow streets lined with arcades host bazaar full of merchandise of all kinds.



What to visit

The Hassan II Mosque, Place Mohamed V, the Central Market, the harbor, the district Habbous, the Parc de la Ligue Arabe, by Prince Moulay Abdallh.

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