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Rabat in 2024: “The City of a Thousand Charms, Between Cultural Novelties and Modern Luxury”



Immerse yourself in the unique charms of Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco, with our global guide to must-see destinations. Conde Nast Traveler salutes this Moroccan capital for its dynamic music festivals, prestigious architecture, and luxury hotel establishments, thus raising it among the jewels of travel and one of the best destinations in Africa.

Although sometimes overshadowed by iconic destinations like Marrakech, Fez and Tangier, Rabat is now attracting attention thanks to a series of exciting new developments. As one of the country's four imperial cities, Rabat is embarking on a fascinating cultural and artistic renaissance.


At the head of future attractions, he forthcoming Mohammed VI Tower, designed to be LEED Gold and HQE-certified and projected to be the tallest and only spire of its kind in Africa, promising to become the tallest and only spire of its kind in Africa.


However, the city's real treasure lies in the new Grand Théâtre de Rabat, designed by legendary architect Zaha Hadid. Set to open its doors soon, this impressive theater will incorporate an experimental performance space, an amphitheater for 7,000 people, an 1,800-seat theater, green spaces, and a restaurant. Destined to become the largest venue of its kind in Africa and the Arab world, it will host a diversity of artistic performances, from symphony concerts to ballets, operas, and philharmonics, all scheduled before the end of 2023.


Another notable cultural moment to anticipate is the long-awaited return of the Mawazine festival in 2024, after a break due to COVID-19. Although the program has not yet been revealed, the prestigious past of the festival, having attracted celebrities such as Rihanna and Mariah Carey, suggests memorable moments.


To make your stay as pleasant as possible, Rabat offers you a series of high-level hotel openings. The brand-new Fairmont La Marina Rabat Salé hotel and the Conrad Rabat Arzana mark the beginning of an era of modern luxury in this historic city. All attention now eagerly turns to the highly anticipated openings of the Four Seasons Hotel Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr in late 2023, as well as the Ritz-Carlton Rabat Dar Es Salam. Rabat thus promises an exceptional experience for travelers looking for unique discoveries in 2024.





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