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Address: Marrakesh medina, Marrakech, Morocco
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: These are the walls that surround the city. Circle them on foot or on a...
These are the walls that surround the city. Circle them on foot or on a rented bike.
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Nice during a walk

Once we have exhausted ourselves in the souks it is a nice change to walk out the gates and see the pink walls outside the medina. We would say it is not a stand alone attraction... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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Sydney
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251 reviews 251 reviews
131 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Once we have exhausted ourselves in the souks it is a nice change to walk out the gates and see the pink walls outside the medina. We would say it is not a stand alone attraction, however good to see when you do a full days of adventuring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Take the time and walk form the Royal Palace along the Walls of Marrakesh it will not take 1/2 hour to the next great door. Best time is in the morning or evening, the colours brighten up. Wonderfull Scenes to tkae photos with the Atlas Mountains in Background. Along the walls are Orange Plantations - great smell. Sit a while... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

You will b e bored if you wanted to tour the entire distance of the caity ramparts, however on a warm sunny afternoon it is nice to go from one gate to another on teh outise of teh city walls if only for some peace and quite. Depending on your route you will also have a great view of the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I have been to and have lived in many Moslem countries and this is at the bottom of the list. It is difficult to get around or should I say find your way around . The sights are not spectacular and the locals are more interested in squeezing money out of you for nothing and sending you in the wrong... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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79 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The ramparts go round the old city. There is 15km of them./ They are unremarkable. Bab Debagh - to get there you have to run the gauntlet of the tanneries (very smelly). is worth a look. It has chicanes so invaders could not run straight through.

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Moscow, Russia
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50 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The guidebook suggested we take a horse carriage to explore all the gates, which are all different, but I think it's not worth it. When you go in and out of Medina by taxi or on foot you'll see the gates anyway.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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369 attraction reviews
679 helpful votes 679 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

One of the charachteristics of Marrakesh which remained with me when I look back on me is the Ramparts or the fortifications. Encircling the City and in some cases inside the city it's self they stand as a permanent reminder to the visitor of the status of the City as a capital and Military enclave. Brights pink the walls have... More 

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United Kingdom
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159 reviews 159 reviews
53 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

You can't visit Marrakech without seeing at least part of the city ramparts. Enclosing the old city, the walls extend for 15km and have nineteen gates. We chose to walk the Southern Medina section taking in Bab Agnaou. Well worth the effort, especially if you are visiting the nearby attractions !

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Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is the most fabulous and a great city that I have visited, as in fairy tales, so different people, religion, food, smell all that needs to be felt and seen, can not be described in words.

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Norwich
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102 reviews 102 reviews
57 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Saw a picture of Bab Agnaou and was determined to see it. Is litearally across the road from the Saadian Tombs. You walk across the road near the big Tower on the corner and opposite is a little street which has two arched red gates next to each other at the end...go through them turn right and there it is!!... More 

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