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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
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
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
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!
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
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