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Address: Av Molay Hicham & Av. Ghazouat Badr, Essaouira, Morocco
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Not far from Medina

Great to see Special site It wasn't far to go, we just asked a few locals for finer details on finding it

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Great to see Special site It wasn't far to go, we just asked a few locals for finer details on finding it

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Here is the tomb of the illustrious Rabbi Haim Pinto, as well as many others. A few of the graves, interestingly, have had their inscriptions worn away so there is a detail-less outline of a human figure with either long or short hair to indicate the gender of the deceased where it is known.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Great place to view the Jewish heritage in this ver old cemetery. Look carefully at the gravestones and you can spot the female graves

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We are very interested in Jewish history, especially in Morroco, and this cemetary was very interesting to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

... and tolerance ... Muslims, Jews and Christians CAN live together! Also visited the Christian cemetery nearby ... very interesting and worthwhile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

My grands parents are buried few rows facing the blues doors . Every small room has a grand Rabbi buried inside . Haim zafrany

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Worth a visit! Very little English, but the guards are super friendly and put up with my horrible broken arabic nicely! The synagog next to the cemetery is pretty too!

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I would have liked to have seen this but unfortunately I did not know it was there til too late. The hotel needs to carry far more information about things to do in Essaouira - an information sheet. I can see by looking at photos of this cemetery it is like the one in Berlin - except older- so I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I love the woman who guards the cemetery and neighboring synagogue. She doesn't speak English but we communicated in our lousy French and hand gestures. Make sure to give a donation at the synagogue and at cemetery because they are separate. They are being renovated and kept up with help of foreigners. Visit the Christian cemetery next door, it's also... More 

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Essaouira, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The witness of the great jewish community in Mogador. It s higlly recommanded also the visit to the Jame Pinto and Slat Lkahal Synagogue, as to the Attias Synagogue.

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