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“Blows the cobwebs away” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Essaouira Ramparts

Essaouira Ramparts
17, Rue Elhadada | Elhadada Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco
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Ranked #4 of 48 things to do in Essaouira
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Owner description: These ramparts provide a glimpse into how this old seaport village was fortified against invasion.
Kent
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“Blows the cobwebs away”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Love the walk to get to the ramparts and they give you a glimpse of the what the town would have been like. I love the view out to see and watching the locals fishing and siting on the rocks. You can get the full force of the sea winds.

Visited April 2013
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“A special place at sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

My spouse and i walked the ramparts at sunset and it was magical. A great time for the best of vacation pictures.

Visited April 2013
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“worth the journey”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

we spent a week in marrakech and one day in essaouira but wish it had been longer ...... what a lovely place ! The souk so much more relaxed not a lot of hassle easy to navigate and friendly people, the haggling was fun! beautiful throw a really good deal.we ate lunch at one of the stalls selling and cooking the fish and it was fabulous , we picked a seabass which was huge perfectly cooked and served with bread, water salad ,chips and choice of drink for £40 seems a lot but we were stuffed and you would be unlikely to get a fish like this anywhere else.relaxing little cafes and lovely weather. next time will just book essaouira for a few days for a relaxing break.

Visited March 2013
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“10 Dhs of Beauty and Amazing views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I noticed people on top of the rampart walls then realized there was an entrance to the right of the main walkway.Ipaid the 10 Dhs and began walking around, taking picuters then climbed the steps inside the rampart all the way to the top. The views were breathtaking and photos of the arch and circle with thenew city behind fun.

Visited April 2013
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“I dreamed to visit them!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Essaouira, former called Mogador, is one of the most known Maroccan city and its walls are very impressive. You must climb on the ramparts to see an amazing sea and city landscape.

Visited April 2013
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