Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco, as well as the economic and industrial capital and the port of the country. Situated on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and with wonderful mild weather all year round, this city is one of the most visited in the country.
Casablanca represents the most modern side of the region, reflecting a cosmopolitan spirit through a harmonious blend of history and contemporary design. Those who visit this city will find towering skyscrapers and spacious avenues interspersed with traditional buildings.
This Moroccan metropolis is one of the prime locations in North Africa thanks to its many places of interest.
Any traveller staying in a hotel in Casablanca will be enchanted by this vast city of unique and diverse sites such as the Arab League Park, the Islet of Sidi Abderrahman, the Jewish Museum and the Habus Quarter (the ideal place to buy local handicrafts).
Without a doubt, one of the biggest attractions in the city is Hassan II Mosque.This mosque, the tallest in the world, was built at the end of the 20th century on an artificial island and it is the only Moroccan mosque that is open to non-Muslim tourists.
Strolling through the Old Medina, discovering buildings of great importance such as the Church of the Sacred Heart and the Twin Center, and exploring the colonial city and the luxurious Anfa district are just some experiences that should not be missed.
Film buffs will find their perfect place at Rick's Café, a replica of the establishment of the same name that starred in the famous film Casablanca. This city also gives travellers an opportunity to enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine.
The fascinating seafront promenade in Casablanca, The Corniche, is the ideal place for exploring and enjoying the beautiful maritime landscape. In addition to good weather, the city offers fantastic beaches where you can practice water sports such as surfing.
Casablanca is an ideal city for beach tourism, shopping and for those seeking a lively nightlife. The city boasts the second largest shopping centre in Africa, Morocco Mall, with 200,000 square metres of floor space.
Mohammed V Airport is a major transport hub connecting the city to Europe, making it an important business centre.