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Just outside the city walls and on the way to the Jewish cemetery (just besides), this interesting cemetery provides for a quiet stroll and a place to learn a bit about the rich mix of cultures that made Essaouira a special town. Names can be...More
this christian cemetry near the wall of the town of Essaouira is worth a visit. Please take your time to read the epitaphs. Here you can find the grave of mr Mertens, a famous interior designer who work for Sting and Madonna.
Cone out of the medina at gate Bab doukala and look for the high wall near the Taxi rank. There is a blue door with a cross above. It’s shabby and not cared for but well worth a walk around. It’s peaceful and curious to...More
The cemetery is hidden behind a wall, 5 minutes outside the old city and opposite the Jewish cemetery. It's very shabby and in bad shape, but hey this is Morocco, it is shabby chic and that's its charm. It's also a bit quieter being walled...More
Compared with its Jewish neighbour next door, the Christian cemetery is in a poor state of repair and in need of much remedial work for restoration. The site is located at the taxi rank just a few yards from Bab Doukkala gate, and is easily...More
The cross at the wooden door is small.You have to find it.Just outside the medina.Hidden behind huge walls.It is a surrealist place.Overturned stones,polished marble on the other wall.A beautiful grave,surrounded by plants,the wall decorated with roses escaping to the sky.Or to paradise.Mertens,Alain is the name.The...More
Its a cemetry that is neglected and overgrown, yet it did not feel out of place. Jewish and christian cemetry in a muslin country show how varied in history Morocca has been exposed to. It would be good if it was promoted more and tidied...More
We stumbled into the cemetery which is neglected and overgrown. Situated next to the sea but hidden by high walls it's still seemingly used ...recently by French. We came across one English grave explaining the death of 2 young children in late 1800s. We were...More