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Essaouira Ramparts

17, Rue Elhadada | Marrakech, Essaouira 40000, Morocco
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These ramparts provide a glimpse into how this old seaport village was fortified against invasion.
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17, Rue Elhadada | Marrakech, Essaouira 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is dull and unexciting. There is no special design or architectual features at all. It is not worth taking a 3 hr journey from Marrackech to see.

Thank anita n
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a womble - really stunning picture opportunities. Be careful around the port or you will find yourself on a tour of ships being built (interesting but a big tip expected!) Worth paying to go in the fort.

Thank Itinerantur17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For just 10 dirhams this is well worth a visit. The view from the top of the ramparts is great and the hundreds of years old canons make a spectacular contrast to the fishermen's boats and the market below. If you time it right there's...More

Thank feebee_legend
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The ramparts are part of the city wall that was built to enclose and protect the Medina. They are wide walls, with turrets that you can climb to; great views of the old Port and the fish market, the hundreds of blue fishing boats etc....More

Thank alikarim
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Superb stay and attractions like this with great vistas on the doorstep - heaven on earth indeed - a must visit again place!!

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A must do! The old walls are just beautiful to walk along and absorb the atmosphere of this beautiful medina. Fishing boats and nets, birds and cats all make this an amazing experience. Catch a glimpse of the gulls at night in the lights above...More

Thank Sahara D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We walked on the ramparts every evening, enjoying the cooler temperature and slight breezes. It seems as if half the medina are out taking a stroll. It is highly recommended.

Thank 100jules87
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We went on a day trip to Essaouira. The ramparts are easily accessible and afford a wonderful view of the town, the beach and the ocean. Well worth a visit

Thank seattaxi
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

excellent trip trip was fantastic people friendly food very delicious the beach is clean and quiet The sofitel hotel is well located and people are very professional

Thank 57chouchou57
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Essaouira Ramparts are fortified walls that enclose a World Heritage-listed medina. They were constructed in the 18th century to protect the seaport from attack.

Thank Bob H
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Monisola A
13 February 2015|
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the bus is about 80 Dirham. There is Supratours and CTM
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