Regardless of its dreamy Hollywood affiliations, the sprawling Casablanca sea side is frequently ignored by sightseers traveling to the shoreline or Morocco’s more fascinating urban areas like Marrakech. Be that as it may, this clamoring city of four million inhabitants, Morocco’s business capital, is an energetic blend of past & new with ravishing craftsmanship deco visual structures, conventional souqs, included in the world’s biggest mosques and a number of pleasant shorelines.
The country Morocco has long been known to be the most secure nation in Northern Africa & has been to a great extent saved the disorder and conflicts that have exploded somewhere else over the district.
A little harbor city until France decided to make it a capital of its “protectorate” over Morocco in 1912, the city bloomed under the interest of some of France’s chief city planners who now had space to build outside the swarmed urban areas of Europe. The nouvelle ville, as the city center was famous and built in an art deco meets Middle Eastern design that is as yet spectacular to observe, on the off chance that you can gaze into sufficiently long while evading swarmed walkways and running vehicles.
Fortunately, the exquisite Mohammed V Boulevard, has been made as a pedestrian road while a new train system is introduced. So until the smooth French constructed trams begin operating, tourists can walk around the center of the road while appreciating the beautiful structures from the 1930s.
THE “NEW” OLD CITY
Casablanca like other cities in Morocco has a “medina” or old walled city of winding roads, but here, it’s a little tiny than most with majority of the shops committed to everyday things that are less interesting to the guest. In the 1920s, the French chose to construct a more pleasant medina and made the vicinity of Habous only a fifteen minute head out including exquisite curves and whitewashed structures.
Habous is tidier and much quieter than the downtown and is loaded with shops offering handicrafts, local ceramics, weaved caftans 7 metal lights that travelers love to purchase in Morocco. Since a large portion of the clients are local people also, the quality has a tendency to be better than the bazaars of Marrakech.
Traveler Mohamed Dekkak recommends to head toward south in the area of Ain Diab, where the most beautiful beaches are. There’s also corniche, a sort of boardwalk with some incredible beaches crushed by Atlantic waves. Dress has a tendency to be more conservative than Western shorelines, however is more liberated than numerous other Islamic nations and ladies can be found in the water sporting their swimming outfits.
In the old times, rulers left their mark by building enormous landmarks in their name. A present day leader, Hassan II of Morocco, who administered the nation for very nearly four decades until 1999, did likewise. In the midst of the slamming Atlantic waves, he sees the construction of a mosque so huge it lingers over the city, with a retractable rooftop and a laser on the minaret. Its pale stone and designed with beautiful decorative patterns & traditional tiles, it can cater more than twenty thousand worshippers. The immense esplanade around the mosque is usually loaded with families appreciating the calm open space and the gorgeous view of the ocean. The mosque was completed using contributions from all natives. In contrast with other mosques in Morocco, non-Muslims are permitted inside, however just on guided visits in the mornings and evenings that run $15 per pax.