Casablanca is the key gateway into the country for a lot of visitors, and often their first taste of the country.
The town is the leading force in the economical development of Morocco to represent the key economical trading node for the African-European region. It’s the commercial center of Morocco, with more than half of the country’s factories, investissement and commerce operations.. A hotpot bubbling with cultural influences, Casablanca is fertile ground for Moroccan artistic creation, the town is scen of a whole range of events
Casablanca is a stopover city on the way to more exotic locales. However, the town has one landmark very much worth seeing: the spectacular Hassan II Mosque, the second-largest mosque in the world. Casablanca also has multiple synagogues (there has long been a major Jewish community here), and a neglected French cathedral from 1930.
The architectural tradition of the town endures to this day with the inauguration of the Hassan II mosque on the 30th of August 1993. This 200m high mosque is one of the biggest in the world. The hectic Mâarif district exemplifies modern Casablanca. This previously impoverished area, just west of the Arab League Park, has progressively been transformed and is now one of the most prominent neighbourhoods in town. The young Moroccan jet set patronise its luxury shops and its trendy establishments in the shadow of the Twin Center twin towers. You should also visit Anfa, Casablanca’s upmarket area. Boulevard Prophet V, situated in the location centre, has kept the arcades under which stores and restaurants abound for almost 2km.
Probably the most intersting, rich historical facets of Casablanca is the Art Decoration architcture let by the French colonialists through the downtown area Morocco, Many of these building have been in various says of disrepair.
Casablanca’s closeness to the atlantic and southern latitude are a near guarantee for beach weather year-around.