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"Oudaias Kasbah" Rabat Off The Beaten Path Tip by Zlur

Rabat Off The Beaten Path: 35 reviews and 53 photos

  Walls of the Kasbah
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  • Walls of the Kasbah - Rabat
      Walls of the Kasbah
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  • Discovering life in the Kasbah - Rabat
      Discovering life in the Kasbah
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  • View of the city of Salé - Rabat
      View of the city of Salé
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  • One of the many beautiful doors - Rabat
      One of the many beautiful doors
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  • Lovely house - Rabat
      Lovely house
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The Oudaias Kasbah dates back to the 11th century, which was a fortress built to protect the Oudaias. Today hundreds of rich families both local and foreigners live inside the Kasbah; each house is richly decorated with hand painted doors, colourful flowers, and fancy ornaments. The walls are painted in a calming blue colour to keep the mosquitos away, which also gives it a very cool atmosphere. At the end of the Kasbah there's a magnificent view of the ocean and the city of Salé. It may be a good idea to hire a guide to take you around as it's full of winding, narrow streets, but set a price beforehand as we got ripped off!

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  • Updated Jun 29, 2006
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