Ibis Casa Sidi Maarouf
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Olivier42 stayed here on Sep 23, 2012 during their trip titled: Olivier42's Great Adventure.
We caught the midday train from Marrakesh,The jouney took 4 hours and our first class tickets cost us only $16 each. We chose the hotel Ibis as it was next to the station which was convenient as we were only staying for a day and a half and wanted to catch an early morning train to Fes. We dumped our bags at the hotel and caught a taxi into …
... had been caused by the retreating tide. There were only men and boys swimming in it. No women. While the men are cooling off in the water, the women are covered head to toe and are left to sweat and swelter in the stinking hot sun! I was glad that I was not a Muslim woman and could walk around in my shorts and tee-shirt. I did feel like I should put some pants on but it was just too hot! We walk on to see the beautiful Moroccan Mosque called 'Hassan II'. ...
... with an elected parliament, who has vast executive and legislative powers. When King Hassan II died in 1999, his son Mohammed VI took over. He is seen as a moderate leader. We visited his main home, the Royal Palace in Rabat, which is, of course, very grand and a splendid example of Islamic architecture. There are pictures of the King everywhere!
Rabat (the Fortress City) is the country’s political center and Capital of Morocco. ...
... we managed to get a solid sandwich for 27 Dhs.
After lunch we returned to the mosque and bought our tickets for the guided tour starting at 15.00 (120 Dhs. per adult, 60 Dhs. per foreign student). Since neither of our student cards was furnished with the expiration date (of course both of them expired a lot of time ago) we managed to get only one half-price ticket so in total we paid 90 Dhs. per person (€ 9). In any case the mosque was definitely ...
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The staff is friendly and available. The restaurant offers a buffet and a nice menu.
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