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Medina of Essaouira
#1 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
We stayed in a riad in a little street nearby which was a palace with amazing space and views behind the doors of the riad such a hidden gem and would definately return again.
The medina is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a superb example of a late-18th-century fortified town with a blending of contemporary European (Portuguese, Spanish & French) military architecture in a Mor...
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Essaouira Ramparts
#2 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
On the northern edge was protected from the northern bastion in place Castelo Real who had built the Portuguese in 1505 .From there you will have the opportunity to admire the unique views of the rocky coast, "cra...
There is a fee of 60dirham, but it is worth it as you get the view of the square and the medina side, as well as the ocean and the rocks, and a perfect view of the harbour and fish market.
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Essaouira Fishing Port
#3 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
Am amazing interesting port with incredible fish everywhere and a photographic dream.The area is lively and interesting and a walk in the fort is also fun with great views back to the town.
Busy, bustling heart of the port...you really get a flavour of the life these beautiful friendly people lead, and to top it off, the huge Fort, perched on the edge of the pier, gives you a fabulous view of Essaouira!
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City Walls
#4 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
You can find terraces and restaurants, artisan shops and souvenirs but most important, you have an awesome view of the coast.
The city walls gives a beautiful view of the ocean and the walk there takes you through many narrow streets with cute little shops.
Jewish Cemetery
#5 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
Old one on the left side of the road heading to North with Tomb of famous Rabbi Haim Pinto, and the new one on the right site of the road, where also mikve (Jewish ritual bath) is.
Like so many Jewish sites, these two cemeteries are a bit off the beaten track... and outside the Medina.
Dar Souiri
#6 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
Simon Attias Synagogue
#7 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
We had the opportunity to visit many of the sites in Essaouira where a vibrant Jewish community flourished.
Chaim Pinto Synagogue
#8 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
She allowed us to take photos so I did and just as well because this site has very few.
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Mogador Christian Cemetery
#9 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
Bordj El Berod
#10 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
Dar Sultan Palace
#11 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira
Bordj el Oued
#12 of 12 Sights & Landmarks in Essaouira