Just over 1¾ hours drive from Ain Diab, Casablanca we reached Rabat the capital of Morocco. First in the itinerary is a visit to the King’s palace. We noted that in every major city in Morocco, the king has a palace. Upon arrival, it was drizzling with strong winds which literally made us shiver due to the low temperature in November. Fortunately it lasted for a while and we were than able to stroll the outer perimeter of the palace.
After the King’s palace, we will be visiting the mausoleum of Mohammed V and Kasbah of Udayas before retiring for the day to our hotel.
50km more to Rabat. It rained on-and-off during the journey.
Travelling route from Ain Diab, Casablanca to Rabat.
Approaching the palace from the parking lot some distance away. Notice the strong winds blowing the palm leaves.
The flag blowing in the wind. The flag indicates the presence of the King in the palace.
The main entrance with barrier guarded by security personnel.
Another view of the palace with the fountain switched off.
Another entrance nearby.
Also with it’s security detail.
Back entrance with closed doors.
The back entrance from afar.
Mosque nearby the palace where our bus parked.
Rabat itinerary – King’s palace, Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the Kasbah of the Udayas.
The newly (2012) launched tram in Rabat.
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