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Medina of Essaouira

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Address: | Essaouira Beach, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Dar Zahira is a beautifully restored and charming riad for up to 6 persons....

Dar Zahira is a beautifully restored and charming riad for up to 6 persons. You'll get a private & cosy place for you and your travel companions.

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A magical place

To go to Essaouira and NOT spend time wandering the small streets and markets of the Medina would be insane. It's a magical place with lots to see and do. As such places go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Koshkha
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569 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To go to Essaouira and NOT spend time wandering the small streets and markets of the Medina would be insane. It's a magical place with lots to see and do. As such places go, there's a low 'nag-factor' - if you don't want to look in somebody's shop, just smile and say no. This isn't one of those places you'll... More 

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Camberley UK
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237 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to have a wonder and get a feel for the locals shopping for fresh fruit, veg, spices nuts and so much more. They were not pushy but helpful and friendly with reasonable prices definitely worth a visit and plenty to nibble on if you get peckish the dates were out of this world.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing treasure box of beauty X so many things to see taste hear and generally experience . Be prepared to bargain ... Spices ... Fruit .... Leather .... So much colour ❤️

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed myself so much in the medina, it is not crowded and the locals are very nice and relaxed. Beautiful views. Great art and woodwork. The fish is amazing.

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merzouga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Essaouira was my favorite city . Easy to find what you need. Best place to eat fish in all of Morocco

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Muenster, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very authentic and save city with great atmosphere! I will defiantly come back to relax, shop, eat fish, ...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Medina is great and full of wonderful trinkets and gifts. People are lovely and the wood is a great buy. Enjoy

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must see location in Essaouira. Great fish marker, old town and shops. People are very nice and many intersting things to see.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking around and having coffee or make your shopping. Look at the people from all over the world enjoying this lovely town in Marocco

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Countesthorpe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All you'd need to buy in Marrakesh without the hassle. Silver, carpets, and happy cigarettes, ready rolled

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