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“What a view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Essaouira Ramparts

Essaouira Ramparts
17, Rue Elhadada | Elhadada Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Essaouira
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: These ramparts provide a glimpse into how this old seaport village was fortified against invasion.
Trondheim
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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“What a view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I could sit on the ramparts all day, just looking out over the waves coming in from the Atlantic, breaking on the old rocks. Beautiful. Also, it was a tranquil and calming place. No one bothering you. Just a slack and lazy old town.

Visited February 2013
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“Impressive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

All intact in late Vauban style. Increadible views on the waves hitting rock outcrops and city walls.

Visited January 2013
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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“Great photo location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Portuguese influence hundred years ago definitely give a "different" color and touch to Essaouira in comparison to other cities in Morocco. Although small in size, the local is able to keep it clean and interesting to visit, even the restroom was surprisingly clean for a public area.

Visited January 2013
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Ham, United Kingdom
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“Oh Cobbles!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

I loved this part of Essaouira. Again lots going on but very very cobbled streets and a bit hilly so not good for infirm or those on sticks and I would imagine very bouncy if you are in a baby buggy! but so much fun I loved every minute of it and will be going back.

Visited December 2012
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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“Nice break on a lazy afternoon”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

The ramparts have lots of history in them, now they are use by local artists as shops for local souvenirs, paintings, wood carvings and the likes.

Visited January 2013
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