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Address: Marrakesh medina, Marrakech, Morocco
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

These are the walls that surround the city. Circle them on foot or on a...

These are the walls that surround the city. Circle them on foot or on a rented bike.

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All 18kms of them

These are an intrinsic part of Marrakech's char, they are well maintained, with I'm told 18 gates, now just vehicle access points.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colin M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

from what we were told the ramparts in Marrakech are approx 20 klm length. There are several spots for nice pics, but i can't say that beyond that there is anything special to comment on.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These are an intrinsic part of Marrakech's char, they are well maintained, with I'm told 18 gates, now just vehicle access points.

Thank Colin M
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ramparts have lost their function of protecting the city against attack long time ago, but they are still more or less intact and maintained as a monument. I walked around the walls on a beautiful day in spring. It took just over 2 hours to complete the 8.3 km circuit. The walk gives you a good idea about the... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The walls are still intact and well maintained there are something like 20km altogether with the old gates still intact. Due to time it would take to complete the curcuit I thought it would be best just to see one of the gates and chose Bab Agnaou which if fairly close to other attractions. the walls and gate are an... More 

Thank Mike T
Dinas Powys, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Impressive walls surrounding the medina. Built from mud and stones and straw, they have withstood centuries of attack. They are regularly repaired, so look pretty good. Nice to do by horse drawn carriage.

Thank karmalama
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

There are 19 kms of fortifications (walls) around the Medina , 202 square towers and 9 different gates and in variable conditions . The Ramparts are an icon of Marrakesh and are noted in the inscription of the Medina of Marrakesh as a Unesco World Heritage Site . They are worth a tour and here are some tips to fully... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

So much of the Medina in Marrakech is easy to get lost in - one of the reasons why it's such a brilliant adventure to visit. Should you want a walk that you wont get lost on, follow the ramparts. Look for the beautiful gateways and you will be able to see either the inside or the outside of the... More 

Thank hillie42
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

The walls of the Medina are lovely, plenty of parks and resting areas while walking around, a few displays around the gates to explain tourist a bit of history would be great.

Thank Nicola B
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Parts of the medina walls are pretty much everywhere, I wouldn't make a point out of touring them but some parts are a real pleasure to see. What I could recommend is bring enough water with you and beware of vehicles when you stop to admire the walls. Marrakech has a pretty chaotic traffic and many areas have no sidewalks.

Thank British_lover
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Spent a few hours exploring around the Ramparts. Great views from both within and around the Ramparts. Filled with history!

Thank SeattleChuck

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