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Impressive structure

There's not much to say except that the lighthouse is huge. It's in an unimpressive suburb but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SolomonBinding
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Le phare

Le phare El jadida is a great good and beautiful place in EL jadida city have a good time in el... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Adam S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's not much to say except that the lighthouse is huge. It's in an unimpressive suburb but many might see it as it's by the taxis that go to Oualidia and Sidi Bouzid. Someone outlined its history and purpose below so I shan't go into...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SolomonBinding
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Le phare El jadida is a great good and beautiful place in EL jadida city have a good time in el jadida

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Adam S
Reviewed 26 October 2016

You can combine the Portuguese Cisterns and City with a stop by the lighthouse as well. Read up on the history of this place (called Magazan until fairly recently) and why it's a UNESCO World Heritage site. Quiet and off the beaten path of most...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Tenighir
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I am not quite sure what the previous review is on about. This is a fully-functioning lighthouse that does not need refurbishment or rehabilitation and it is well-maintained. It is NOT abandoned. It's quite true that the area it is in is not particularly salubrious,...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank mishmish a
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This is worth a stroll if you are already here. El Jadida is interesting in other ways, too; regrettably full of litter, dog crap and men relieving themselves in public, but the Cite Portugaise is wonderful - watch where you tread, though!

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank bradstow2
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Ok, as someone said you have to be a lighthouse fanatic just to come here to see it, but from sea it's a confortable sight as it reasures you of where you are, and for me it's kind of a goal as it marks the...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

OK, you'd have to be a lighthouse fanatic to come and see this as a special trip. Or a student of the 1st World War (the building was built by German POWs). The beam can be seen 30 nautical miles out to sea and has...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank John W
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