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Dar Souiri

Street Cairo, Essaouira, Morocco (Formerly Essaouira Cultural Association)
+212 (0) 24 47 52 68
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Ranked #6 of 20 Attractions in Essaouira
Type: Other
Traveler Description: House of cultural activity If you want to experience a place in Essaouira, where there is a great knowlegde of cultural subjects, you can visit Dar... more »
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I tried my best to find the cultural spaces in Essaouira and this was one. It is a charming building and you can walk in but as a visitor it wasn't very welcoming- I felt like I was intruding and no one approached us until we walked upstairs and someone told us it was a no go area. There seemed... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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328 reviews 328 reviews
114 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This is a lovely space. One section houses a small library and another an art gallery space. The staff, however, maintain what we are disappointed to find is a universal indifference

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Saw the beauty of this building housing the Association Essaouria-Mogador during the "Printemps Musical desALizes".I have been to many music festivals but this was the best,especially the Talent of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Morocco. Lovely building ,terrific library and beautiful mother of pearl Medina replica. Friendly,kind staff.

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