Casablanca is the largest city of Morocco, located in the state’s central-western part. It’s the country’s main port and one of the largest financial centers in Africa. Casablanca was founded by Berbers around the 7th century BC.
The cultural scene in Casablanca includes art spaces (the Biennale); numerous music festivals (Jazzablanca, L’Boulevard); an International Book Fair. The city has also a thriving street photography scene.
Moreover, Casablanca’s architecture and urban development are historically significant: the city houses many notable buildings in a variety of styles, including traditional Moroccan architecture, various colonial architectural styles, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Neo-Mauresque, Modernism, and more.