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Essaouira Ramparts

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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 44000, Morocco
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All reviews entrance fee game of thrones the atlantic ocean crashing waves fishing port sea wall small fee fish market photo opportunities nice walk take pictures fresh fish cannon walls tower rocks harbour
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to see a working dock mixed in with the historic scenery. You can walk through the Medina to see a row of canons as well.

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The ramparts differ from other Moroccan city walls in that they were built by the Portuguese in typical European fortress style. The views of the city are beautiful in the afternoon, and the fishing port below. Even the Spanish cannons look appropriate in their placement....More

Thank Ale_Limbru
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Skala de la Kasbah were designed in the 18th c as seafront ramparts. Cannons remain in some of the wall slots. Depending on the Alizee winds, there may be crashing waves below. The smell of the sea will certainly be present. You can get...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ramparts provide for a nice stroll with good views of the sea and the medina. Canons and the usual accompaniments on show and worth a visit but not a must.

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a lovely walk along the Atlantic it's hard to beat the Ramparts. I only wish it were longer. See the canons, souk and ocean on along the way.

Thank bbinder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved the rampaarts of Mogador. They are well preserved, with beautiful view points to the ocean and the city. Old canons and great weather

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Currently under reconstruction. Entry ticket for non-Moroccans is twice expensive. Still has great view.

Thank Irena H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a nice wander and some pictures! A bit smelly at times but worth the view. If you watch game of thrones you will recognize a few of the areas

Thank RockPaperHairDesigns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too much to look at in reality, but worth a climb to the top ramparts for the view if you have a few spare minutes to fill.

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ramparts are a lovely spot to take in the view of the ocean, enjoy the breeze & listen to the seagulls. There are many cannons, dating back to 1776, dotted along the wall with some ornately decorated in places. A lovely late afternoon stroll!

Thank Sleepylynne
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29 May 2018|
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Response from WWTraveller26 | Reviewed this property |
Buy fresh fish from the fishermen and the various small stalls nearby will grill it for you.
Monisola A
13 February 2015|
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Response from BrunoldL |
the bus is about 80 Dirham. There is Supratours and CTM
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