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Places des Nations Unies is the largest square in the city. It is also known as the place of Mohammed V or de France. This square was designed by the French architect and city planner, Henri Post. Like many Moroccan cities, Casablanca consists of an old Medina and a new city. Between those two cities, the Place des Nations Unies makes the link, as a bridge between the past and the present.
Places des Nations Unies Tours
Place des Nations Unies is a modern square with thousands of pigeons and administrative building on all sides. Despite being surrounded by a surplus of bank headquarters and office blocks, the square is still an elegant example of urban town planning, with its neat gardens set around an outstanding central fountain. This square with stunning fountain, change after sunset, artists, street-food and sellers come out and streets around become a place must be seen. The large fountain makes it a cool place to rest.
Besides the stunning fountain, pigeons are the one of the attractions that takes people's attention. Pigeons always come in a group near to the fountain and Place des Nations Unies. Local people and tourist always go there to see the fountain while feeding the pigeon. Also, some people bring children to take pictures with pigeons.
In the square itself, there are numerous cafes. Café Ramses and Cafe de France are the tourists' favorite café. Café Ramses was always pretty posh and new-looking but they have new chairs and it's had a bit of a makeover too. Finally, it has given a renovation to make old building become more interesting.
How to Get Tickets?
There is no entry ticket at Place des Nations Unies
How To Get Around?
You can take a stroll around the Place des Nations Unies and enjoy your time see the architecture building in Morocco. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes since you are going to walk around the outside area of the square.You can easily spend up to half a day to explore this this square and the nearby attraction.
What Should I Wear?
You may wear a shirt, short with comfortable shoes since you are going to walk around the area of the park. If you are planning to visit Place des Nations Unies at a certain time, you may wear clothes depend on the weather and the condition of Casablanca city. In summer you may shirt, short pants, and sunglasses with small bag. While in cold season, you may sweater or jacket to keep you warm from the cold weather. Do not forget to bring camera to take all the details part of the building when visiting Place des Nations Unies.
Best Time to Visit
Since the majority weather in Morocco is warm and dry, April and May are the best time to visit the Place des Nations Unies in Casablanca. June is the summer month of Morocco, the weather at that month is really hot. Take care if you are planning to visit Place des Nations Unies on this month. If you are planning to visit this square in rainy season, August is the best month to do it.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and everything can be found in this site.
How To Get There?
Getting to the Place des Nation Unies is easy. By airplane, if you are arriving at Casablanca Airport, you can use car, tram, train, taxi or shuttle services. From the subversive train station at Casablanca Airport (Aeroport Med V), you may move to Mers Sultan, Casa Port, Casa Voyageurs or L'Oasis. CTM bus operates a bus line which takes you within 45 minutes to the center of the city. Casablanca Airport offers to their passengers car rental options at both terminals. Alternatively, you can book your car earlier before your arrival through the search engine provided there, it is easy and fast to use!
If you are planning to join tours, there is a Square City tour which leads you to some parts of this city. Also, a private day tours are offered if you want to visit the square without a group of people.