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Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: A Shared Heritage, Morocco

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In Rabat, the Moroccan capital with roughly 650,000 inhabitants and a scenic perch on the Atlantic, the planned French colonial city dating from the early 20th century mixes with portions dating back to the 12th century. You’ll spy a variety of stylistic landmarks, such as the Hassan Mosque (circa 1184), royal residences, Art Deco landmarks, and the Jardins d’Essais gardens.

New Wonders of the World

Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: A Shared Heritage, Morocco

In Rabat, the Moroccan capital with roughly 650,000 inhabitants and a scenic perch on the Atlantic, the planned French colonial city dating from the early 20th century mixes with portions dating back to the 12th century. You’ll spy a variety of stylistic landmarks, such as the Hassan Mosque (circa 1184), royal residences, Art Deco landmarks, and the Jardins d’Essais gardens.

UNESCO/ Veronique Dauge
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