This Médina is not as huge as in Fes but offers much of the same thing with less hustle. You would get lost, there is plenty of choice for shoppers, pretty safe.
About Medina of Essaouira
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Essaouira is a port city and resort on Morocco’s Atlantic coast. Its medina (old town) is protected by 18th-century seafront ramparts called the Skala de la Kasbah! The Medina, is an outstanding example of a fortified town of the mid-eighteenth century, surrounded by a wall...More
Essaouira's medina is very pretty, though also immensely touristy! The best part of it is where the ramparts are - sadly the stretch which used to be open to the public was not open when we were there as there is some construction work going...More
A combination of different things happening in one place. Different food, accomodations, shopping and just good to walk around. Nothing out of this world, but when in Rome.....Glad I stopped by though. I believe in covering as much ground when I land in a place...More
We've been going to Essaouira for 15 years and I've never seen so much work going on to improve the place. The streets have always been a bit rough and uneven underfoot but throughout the old town they have been or are being improved with...More
Medina with lovley places for resting, drinking coffee and eating local food. Smal alleys and typical arabic architecture and houses in colonial style. A lot of smal Shops for handicraft trades (textiles, porcellanc, paintings and other traditional goods).
A walk here during the afternoon on a winters day. Nothing could be more pleasant. Warm sun between deep shadows. Not too many people. Lots of shops selling leather goods, wooden objects, huile d’argon. Food area in the souk open and very sunny, fabulous olives,...More