Casablanca is the largest city of Morocco. Located on the Atlantic Ocean. The old name of the city is Anfa, but the Portuguese took the control of Anfa in the 15th century and they rebuilt it as “Casa Branca”. In Portuguese, it means “White House” And you can see the white houses are everywhere in the city… But, in the 18th century, a massive earthquake destroyed the town… And something’s happened. The present name, Casablanca, is the Spanish version of the old name.
And guess what? In 1942, Casablanca the movie, was filmed here. It’s not hard to think that. And wait a minute, Leon-The Professional, Jean Reno, was born in Casablanca.
Average daily food costs in Casablanca?
The costs are changing between 2$ and 250$.
Average daily hotel costs in Casablanca?
The costs are changing between 35-40$ and 800$ per night.
Where can we eat?
Khos: Great Mediterranean breakfast in Casablanca. You’re gonna love it.
Rick’s Cafe: Another Moroccan restaurant in Casablanca. And it has live music and great pianist.
Restaurant Cafe La SQALA: La SQALA is a Moroccan restaurant, and it has tasty traditional foods.
Bondi Coffee Kitchen: Australian coffee is excellent and the atmosphere is awesome.
What about the transport?
There is an airport in the city: Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport. You can use the train from the airport to the city. The trip takes about 30-40 minutes. And the ticket price is about 3-3.5$.
In the city: You can use the most famous transportation in the city, Casablanca Tramway! The average ticket prices are about 1$.
What will we do?
Hassan II Mosque: It’s the biggest mosque in Morocco and the 7th biggset mosque in the world. 25.000 prayers inside the mosque and another 80,000 prayers on the mosque’s outside grounds. So, 105.000 prayers can gather together.
Musee Abderrahman Slaoui: Vintage posters, national treasures, 300 years old jewels and more… And there is a little cafe. Take a sit and think “where would you begin?” Entry fees are:
Student(Over 12): 1.1$
Child(Under 12): Free
New Medina of Casablanca: Grab your walking shoes and explore this area. It’s new and traditional. You can eat something delicious, or just walk away. There are also so many colorful shops.