Monday, March 1, 2010
Rabat is the largest city in northern Morocco, located on the Atlantic coast. It is the administrative and political capital of Morocco, where one finds among others, embassies, government institutions and the royal palace. This town with its white sand beaches and the stories of leaders who have succeeded, through their respective style in the city, attracts many tourists from around the world.
Presentation of the city of Rabat
If the political and administrative life are the major activities of Rabat, the capital of Morocco is also known in the field of trade and textile industry. In addition, tourism there is also enjoying great success because this place is a haven of peace that is suitable for holidays. Question accommodation, all hotels are located near the train station and airport. The climate of this country is favorable with an average temperature of 25 ° C in summer as the Atlantic brings a freshness to this season, while winter is mild with a minimum temperature of 12 ° C. Otherwise, what are the months of May and September, which represent periods conducive to visit Rabat. As each country has its own customs, Rabat, women must wear discreet clothing, wear long skirts or pants, and a swimsuit beach in one piece. As in all other Islamic countries, consume alcohol in public places is prohibited by law. Furthermore, all aliens may in no case enter the mosque.
Arabic is the official language in Rabat, but the city has experienced a mixture of cultures and the Moroccan population speaks more than three languages including chelha, Moroccan, Spanish and French. To get to Rabat, the aircraft is the fastest way but we must always go through the Moroccan airports like Casablanca and Marrakech, among others. Many airlines liaise with Moroccan cities around the world including Air France and Royal Air Morocco. Charter flights are available from the French provinces and elsewhere, it is possible to come to Morocco by ferry from Spain to land at Tangier.
With its two million inhabitants, the Moroccan government has decided to extend the city of Rabat in the valley of Bouregreg for a one-year project in 2009. This part of the city has a space of more than 250 hectares and this decision, creating over 25,000 jobs, enchants the Moroccan population in search of work.
Crafts and other attractions in Rabat
We tend to say that the Moroccan population has a gift for crafting when you consider that many Moroccans engage in this activity despite the competition from industrial products. To develop this sector, the government has made available to the local technical training center. Rue des Consuls is where we find the craftsmen at work to produce, among other things, the famous carpets of Rabat, available in all sizes, with a mixture of materials from France, Australia and Morocco. The wool used to weave everything clothes and upholstery, including the famous hooded for small and large. The embroiderers use a variety of materials including linen, wool and muslin poplin, to make embroidery with motifs of animals and characters. With great imagination, Moroccans working leather to be used to produce decorative objects, furniture and everyday items. Rabat is also known for his belts adorned with gold ornaments and also a lot of Moroccans are basketry earn their daily bread, even if the trade is not very well thought of by the local population.
Surrounded by a wall built in the twelfth century for its protection, Rabat contains many historical relics and countless monuments such as theaters, mosques, cathedrals and house artists. Bab el Had The monument, known for having served as a refuge for immigrants, has braved the weather and several districts of the city focusing all classes of the population of Morocco are also known as the Medina, Massira Takadoum Mabella and the district residential. One can also see the Hassan Tower, the Necropolis of Chella and park Ibn Sina. Among others, note that Rabat has a great golf course where there are regular world championships. Among the most famous Moroccan museums located in this location include the ceramics museum, the Museum of Post and Telecommunications and the Museum of Earth Sciences.