Kasbah of the Udayas

(Kasbah des Oudaias, Kasbah des Oudayas)

GPS coordinates: 34°01’51.3″N 6°50’11.3″W (34.030909, -6.836480)

Entrance: Free

Rabat fortress was built by the Almohads in 12th century. Kasbah of the Udayas looks like a small medina – tiny curvy streets, traditional blue and white colors, fortificated walls.

Sights of Kasbah of the Udayas


– Bab el-Kébir gate. There’s a nice view to the city from this gate. Coordinates – see coordinates of Kasbah.

Andalusian garden.

– Streets of Kasbah – just take a walk!

Also there are a simple and restricted for Non-Muslims mosque (Al Kasbah, built in 1150) – 34°01’55.1″N 6°50’09.3″W (34.031983, -6.835916) – and a museum (former palace, built in 17th century, located in Andalusian garden) that can still remain closed due to restoration.

Bab El'Kbir
View to Rabat from Bab El-Kebir gate
Bab El-Kebir
Bab El-Kebir gate

Blue & white street

Black cat


Andalusian garden
View to the minaret of Al Kasbah mosque from Andalusian garden


Narrow street



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Kasbah of the Udayas is marked with red polygon:


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