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Galerie la Kasbah

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If you go to Essaouira you must visit Galerie la Kasbah.

So much to see and a very efficient shipping service if you buy their wonderful array of goods... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John M
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Fantastic Former Fondouk

This is a former fondouk or late 16th century cooperative where nomadic merchants lived and sold... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flaneur40
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New York City, New York
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In a beautiful restaured 18th century Riad, Galerie la Kasbah offers its visitors one of the most prestigious art show in all its aspects. Spread over an area of 4300 square feet on the ground floor, including eleven halls, each one represents more...more
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4 Rue de Tetouan, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So much to see and a very efficient shipping service if you buy their wonderful array of goods. From the old to the new they are bound to have something that you can’t leave behind.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John M
kabir a, Owner at Galerie la Kasbah, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your kindness, We are to satisfy all tastes.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a former fondouk or late 16th century cooperative where nomadic merchants lived and sold their wares. Today it is a beautiful art gallery that you should enter if you are lucky enough to find. Admission is free and it's like touring a contemporary...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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kabir a, Owner at Galerie la Kasbah, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are welcome . We hope to see you once again. We are doing our best to keep satisfying your tastes.

Reviewed 5 November 2018

We went early and there was no presure the men there were very helpful, friendly and informative. This a mixture of Local and foreign modern art in lots of different styles. Stuff for everyone. There is also an amazing collection of artifacts from West Africa...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

The Galerie la Kasbah is part museum & part gallery. Located over 3 floors with an additional 2 more to take in the views. The quality of the exhibits, artwork & artifacts is very good & we happily spent about 2hrs here browsing. No pressure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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kabir a, Owner at Galerie la Kasbah, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you Sleepylynne for your comment.We also appreciete your visit to our gallery and hope to see you once again.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is one of the most interesting places that I have visited in about a dozen countries on 6 continents. I say "place" because it is hard to fit it into a single category: mainly it is a cross between a museum and an arts/cultural...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Leon M
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Nice and relaxed with no hassle. Lots of interesting artwork but the best bit for us was up on the roof where a craftsman was working carving a door and the views were stunning. A good place to wander.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This galeria has lots of interesting art and articles. Browsing is hassle free and the items are different from other shops in the Medina. The store keepers are friendly and welcoming.

Date of experience: March 2018
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kabir a, Owner at Galerie la Kasbah, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend the day. So much to see and buy. Lots of little hidden places to explore and venture into. Well worth taking the time to visit whilst in the city.

Date of experience: February 2018
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kabir a, Owner at Galerie la Kasbah, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us. Hope to see you next time

Reviewed 12 January 2018

Don't leave Essaouira without a wander round this gorgeous gallery. It's almost like a museum, there are so many rooms and so much to see. Gallery staff will be around if you want to ask questions about the paintings, sculptures, furniture and objets d'art. It's...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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kabir a, Owner at Galerie la Kasbah, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you and we hope to see you next time again

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely worth a visit here! It's a maze of art beautifully displayed across several different rooms.More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Emily C
kabir a, Director of Sales at Galerie la Kasbah, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor. Great to hear your overall experience at Galerie la Kasbah and that you recommended our galery as “worth a visit”. Thank you for staying with us and for ranking us so highly. Please feel free to...More

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Response from Leon M | Reviewed this property |
Yes -- free entry, unlimited browsing. Excellent hosts willing to answer questions without any pressure to buy. Only pay if you buy anything.
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