Introduction to Casablanca
Founded in the 10th century BC, one of the most important cities in Northern Africa which has experienced a couple of destructions and constructions from the past is Casablanca. The city’s port is the country’s main port and one of the world's biggest man-made ports and the country’s industrial center which serves the cities around it and also other countries in it environ. Phosphate remains the city’s majorly exported product, while spirits, cigarettes, electronic, leather produce, furniture, fishing and drinks are also the city’s exported products. The best indigenous and international companies in the country are all headquartered in the city. Mohammed V International Airport is the main airport to get to Casablanca through; it’s located just at the city’s outskirt. Royal Air Maroc flies and connects to major European and African cities.
Best Hotels in Casablanca
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to hotels in Casablanca. For top of the line treatment and comfort, The Villa Blanca Hotel and Spa overlooks the ocean and will pamper you so much you'll barely want to journey beyond its borders into the city! The Golden Tulip Farah features an elegantly shaped swimming pool and offers comfortable rooms and great value for money. For those on business trips, the Business Hotel offers a straight-forward yet complete hotel experience that won't break to bank.
Top things to do in Casablanca
One of the main historical places to see is the inspiring Hassan II Mosque built on both land and ocean which rises above the Atlantic Ocean; the biggest mosque in Africa. There are other places to visit like The Traditional town called Old Medina, The Shrine of Sidi Abderrahman, Mahkama du Pacha, central Post Office, the Place Mohammed V beautified with lovely French architectures, and also visiting The Corniche is simply having fun at the seaside; there are beautiful restaurants, nightclubs, Beach hotels with swimming pools and beach clubs. Casablanca is place worth time spending.
Transportation in Casablanca
The small taxis remains one of the best ways to get around in the city, they go as far as the airport which is just outside the city, the bus in the city is the cheapest means of transport with various transportation companies running the same business in the same city. There is an express Tramway in Casablanca that each runs every 10 minutes from daytimes to early hours of the evening.