Rabat Morocco Travel Guide, Rabat Tours and Attractions
Rabat city is a sky blue close to the sea, surrounded by ochre coloured ramports. The city is characterized by towers that reach up to the sky and ever clears, which makes it hirely the capital city.
As the capital city, Rabat had great history as far back as the 12th Century. Yacoub el Mansour chose it to be the splendour symbol since he was the successful conqueror of the Almohades.
Rabat had already made history, then the Marinadeads (XIIIth and 14th Century) built the Roman ancient ruins and made Chellah nectropolis as its site as a way of honouring the city.
With the Hassan Tower, Yacoub el Mansour was honoured because the mosque dominated one of the greatest mosques in the world and King Mohammed V Mausoleum architect, of the 1956 Independence of Morocco as well as seat of the government residence of the King and Royal palace imposing. Thus Rabat city still honours those who made it what it is.
KASBATH OF THE OUDAYA:
This is made of orcental slipper stalls scent of leather fragrant poufs in form of a carpet auction made of Oudaya Kasbin stones.
Than imagining their existance, nothing else is more pleasant, close and Moorish coffee, Moroccan cake with mint tea over looking Bou Re Greg riverboats down Sale city, all found in Andalous cersains of XII Century.
On the ancient city of Sale, we find the Necro polish located 2m away from the main center. Its surrounded by vegetation as long as you move from door to door. Here you will find turtles and fish distinguished by stone basin and tombs.
According to legend, this place was occupied by Starks of golden fish, multicoloured décor being maintained by minaret.
KING MOHAMMED V MAUSOLEUM:
This is the most classic and traditional decorated with Moroccan art such as Cebanon Cedar, marble and mahogany gilt cupola, hence being more sophisticated and luxurious.
OUDAYA’S MUSEUM (RABAT):
The ancient city was built in the 17th Century by Moulay Ismail as his residence, situated in Opulent lodge.
The museum is characterized by flowerbeds, exuberant vegetation which makes its paths easy to move through, as well as ramparts and fountains in the gardens.
The museum has a number of rooms consisting of cool marble, as well as gold colour jivans around the rooms, and when you come close to the end of the room producing a Moroccan accent interior, you will be able to see a great spectacle silk and cushions in the brocade.
Attention particularly goes to carpet collection, which consist of 150,000 stitches per square meter. The craftsmen have further developed the carpets using simple techniques. The barbers (rural carpets) show the tri composition of colour and ornamentation, which demonstrates the architectural art.
NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM:
This was discovered by 1079 in the Azilal region, where it lived for over 150 million years ago.
This museum consisted of 15-meter harmless herbivore, which makes one to imagine how it looked like when it was on earth since the skeletons were reconstructed.
On display, this museum has also some archaeological research on display.
This museum hosted a number of National Museum collections since 1986. It was built in 1932 and it was later enlarged to display the archaeological research findings.
This museum probably brings the true ancient remains as far back in the middle Palaeolithic period (Neanderthals) up to the Neolithic period (4000BC), hence providing a variety of different sizes of human beings up to the present size.
With the excavation of XIIIth and IXth Century sites, there is rapid research and findings.
With clear vision of the tools they left behind with us, it gives us the past experience of their activities such as hunting,, herdsmen, bakers, potters and surgeons.
Some of the surviving finest pieces from those periods show the civilisation of the Roman and Pre-Roman culture. There is a collection of Hellenistic style bronzes, Volubilis dog and a drunken donkey, and heads of young Berbers