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One section of the Medina Ramparts was still closed for renovation when we visited but we did get to up on the section closer to the Medina entrance and had great views of the other sections of the walls, the ocean and back to the...More
The Essaouira ramparts was, at one time, a major defense against invaders and the sea. It has been preserved and embellished with restaurants and shops. The cannon along the top are reminders of its history. The views of the Atlantic are awesome!
If you want some nice views of the harbour and the ocean, go there! There is a fee of 60dirham, but it is worth it as you get the view of the square and the medina side, as well as the ocean and the rocks,...More
Essaouira's ramparts were constructed in the 1760s by Alaouite Sultan Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdallah (1757-1790), upgrading this small Atlantic town into a royal port and commercial center. The fortifications of Essaouira (ramparts, batteries, fortresses and bastions) were designed by Theodore Cornut. An interesting walk is...More
We had a local guide Rashida who was so knowledgeable about the ramparts, their history and the importance of the people and how the different religions and other countries impacted on Morocco. The sights were spectacular and cannonry in stunning condition. The fortifications were obviously...More
A welcome change from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. Quiet old town with many sidewalk vendors who are less aggressive. The old harbor is a must-see. Pick out a fish and have them grill it for you ( follow the smoke to find the...More