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The 9 Best Casablanca Instagram Spots You Need To Visit!

There are a few really nice photo spots in Casablanca, Morocco that are perfect for getting those pictures for your Instagram. 

From famous and majestic landmarks to hidden gems, Casablanca boasts several photogenic locations that are perfect for getting those Instagram shots.

Even if you’re only in Casablanca for a day or two, you should have enough time to visit the majority of these places.

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Let’s discover the most Instagram worthy spots in Casablanca:

 1. Hassan II Mosque

Of course, the number one spot on any list of Instagrammable places in Casablanca is the Hassan II Mosque.

Standing proud against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, the Hassan II Mosque is not only one of the largest mosques in the world but also an architectural masterpiece.

Its intricate details, towering minaret, and stunning location make it a must-visit for photographers.

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Capture the grandeur of the mosque’s exterior, or venture inside to photograph the exquisite marble floors, intricate mosaics, and the breathtaking prayer hall with its soaring ceilings.

You can get many Instagrammable photos from different angles outside Hassan II Mosque. Popular spots include photos taken underneath the arches outside the Mosque, or underneath the arches looking out towards the minaret.

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The doors outside the mosque also make for impressive photos, or you could get photos of the Hassan II Mosque next to the sea, which add a unique perspective.

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Make sure to get here early if you don’t want lots of people in your photos! 

Remember Hassan II Mosque is a holy place of worship. Even if you don’t plan to go inside you should come dressed appropriately. This means having your arms, legs, shoulders and chest covered. Preferably in loose clothing that isn’t skin tight.

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2. The Corniche

The Corniche is Casablanca’s scenic seafront promenade. Stroll along the promenade right next to the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy the stunning sea views. You can get some lovely photos here, particularly if you visit at sunset.

There are many nice cafes, restaurants and beach bars along the promenade for you to stop and enjoy a delicious Moroccan mint tea!

Plus, there are a couple of beaches here if you want to relax on the sand for a while!

3. Old Town (Medina)

No visit to Casablanca is complete without exploring the city’s historic Old Medina.

Wander through its narrow labyrinthine streets, where ancient buildings and traditional souks transport you back in time to a bygone era.

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Photograph the vibrant hustle and bustle of daily life, as locals barter for goods and artisans ply their trades.

You’ll see lots of souvenirs for sale such as leather bags, typical Moroccan slippers, tagine pots, beautiful paintings and the famous Moroccan argan oil.

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Only visit this place during the day – locals advise to not visit this place after dark as it is not safe.

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4. Le Cabestan

Head to Le Cabestan in the evening for dinner or drinks – this is THE place to enjoy the sunset in Casablanca. It is a super stylish bar-restaurant and located in a beautiful setting, but is a little bit more pricey than other places around.

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That being said, it’s a lovely classy place, and you’ll feel a million miles away from the chaos on the streets outside.

When you’re here make sure to head to the toilet here – the views from the bathroom is one of the best toilet views in the world!

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5. Quartier Habous (New Medina)

Immerse yourself in the charm of Quartier Habous, also known as the New Medina.

This neighborhood is a photographer’s paradise, with its narrow alleyways, intricately carved wooden doors, and traditional Moroccan architecture.

Lose yourself in the maze of streets, capturing snapshots of local vendors selling spices, textiles, and handicrafts, or photograph the serene courtyards and hidden gardens tucked away behind ornate gates.

A visit to the Makhama du Pacha and the Royal Palace is a must!

6. La Sqala

La Sqala is a lovely restaurant to visit in Casablanca for some lunch. It lies just on the edge of the medina in the remains of the old Portuguese fortress by the port. 

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La Sqala is a beautiful restaurant with peaceful gardens that make for great Instagram photos. It’s one of Morocco’s best restaurants but is very decently priced, so make sure to visit here if you have the chance!

Indulge in a traditional Moroccan tagine and of course, finish it off with some Moroccan mint tea.

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7. Rick’s Café

Channel your inner Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman at Rick’s Café, a legendary establishment inspired by the iconic film “Casablanca.”

With its elegant decor, romantic ambiance, and live jazz music, this café has an alluring old-world charm. Snap a photo of the classic Moroccan architecture, the intimate candlelit tables, or the iconic piano where Sam famously played “As Time Goes By.” 

8. Sky 28 At Kenzi Tower

For a bird’s eye view of Casablanca, head to Sky 28, Casablanca’s highest rooftop bar. Perched atop the Kenzi Tower Hotel, this stylish venue offers panoramic vistas of the city skyline, the Atlantic Ocean, the Hassan II Mosque and beyond.

Sip on a cocktail as you watch the sun go down, and enjoy the views – this place is perfect for Instagram-worthy photos.

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9. Parc de la Ligue Arabe (Arab League Park)

The Parc de la Ligue Arabe is a lovely peaceful park where you can escape the urban jungle and hustle and bustle of the Casablanca streets.

Full of rows of palm trees and water features, this sprawling park is a great place to go for a leisurely stroll or a relaxing picnic. 

 

Whether you’re capturing the iconic landmarks, exploring hidden gems, or immersing yourself in the vibrant street life, there are plenty of opportunities for photography in Casablanca.