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Go back in time at Safi

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Safi is a city in western Morocco on the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of the Doukkala - Abda Region. The city was under protectorate by the Portuguese Empire from 1488 to 1541, while the fortress built to protect the city, under Portuguese rule is still there today.

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What to See:
Safi is the main fishing port for the country's sardine industry, and also exports phosphates, textiles and ceramics. During the Second World War, Safi was one of the landing sites for Operation Torch. The central medina is a traditional Moroccan market. It is closely affiliated with pottery, and throughout the market vases, plates and other items are all made from clay and are popular with tourists. Safi has a beach, although it is recommended to travel north along the coastal road (Sidi Bouzid) towards Oualidia, where stretches of beaches run all the way along the route (Lalla Fatna, Beddouza, Iyir)

How to Reach There:
• From Casablanca take a bus to Safi. The bus number MAD 92 takes 3 hrs 35 min to reach Safi.
• From Casablanca Grand Taxi to El Jadida then Grand Taxi to Safi. It takes 3 hrs 15 min by bus number MAD 128 to reach this town.
• Direct routing from Casablanca to Safi by private taxi can take 3 hrs 17 min. "

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