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Address: 17, Rue Elhadada | Elhadada Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco
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These ramparts provide a glimpse into how this old seaport village was...

These ramparts provide a glimpse into how this old seaport village was fortified against invasion.

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Good spot for taking pics and view the old port

Well worth spending 10 dh to climb to the top, admire the old port and observe the fishermen unloading daily fish catch. Beautiful old canons adorn the rampart. Clean toilets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greg H
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only 10 dirham to visit which is about 80 pence. Get some nice views for the camera and get a good view of the harbour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth spending 10 dh to climb to the top, admire the old port and observe the fishermen unloading daily fish catch. Beautiful old canons adorn the rampart. Clean toilets inside.

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Thank Greg H
Salisbury, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool history here. They even filmed some of Game of Thrones and Othello here. It's a must see spot if you're in Essaouira.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views from the castle. Lots of photo opportunities. Open from 9am to 5pm. Cost is 10 dirhams. Visit the fish market afterwards

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Thank Ibrahim25
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't access all of the ramparts as they were under construction which was a shame. However we had a wonderful time and took some great pictures

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good hotel, clean and calm, nothing to worry if you want to stay Hotel is clean and well located, team is nice Terrasse has good view of the ocean You can really go there without any risk to be disappointed

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Thank Gerard P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth checking out! My only complaint was that there was some kind of work being done on the beach with big machinery but I am sure it will eventually be completed!

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Bedfordshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It costs about 1€ or 80p and (hopefully) that small amount goes into help maintain... these are beautiful.. Do yourself a favour, google and read up on a bit of the history, it adds to the experience. Its about the views really. stunning, peer down onto the fishing port below... We'll all take the same photos, (the better camera the... More 

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Lincolnshire
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only 10dh Entry and the views are good. Beware if it's a windy day! Lots of building work in Essaouira at the moment. The ramparts do give a lovely view of the fishing port and the city wall but also of the building work... when it's done it will be lovely.

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

So many photo opportunities every few feet. The small fishing boats, the HUGE wooden boats being built or refurbished.

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