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“Good way to spend a couple of hours” 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.
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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“Good way to spend a couple of hours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Fantastic views - well worth a visit. We went late afternoon (the ramparts close at 5.30) to the harbour to see the daily catch and to walk the port ramparts. Stunning views out to see and back across the town. To access the second section of ramparts, walk into the square and take the alley on your left - in addition to the ramparts there are lots of little artists shops and a few rooftops bars in which to watch the sunset. Beautiful!

Visited September 2013
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“Photo op”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

For 10 Dh we were able to venture out to the ramparts that have withstood battles, sea and time.
The cannons were awesome. We climbed the stairs and were able to look out over the marina full of fishing vessels, the ramparts, the large square and the sea. Definitely worth your time.

Visited April 2013
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Campinas, SP
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“Wonderful view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

You can't get enough pictures of this incredible landscape of endless sea, preserved citywalls, beautiful blue boats and a countless number of seagulls flying upwind. Everyone should see this in a windy day! Amazing!

Visited May 2013
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Cairo, Egypt
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“Magnificent View for 10 DRHs Only :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

So we paid 10 Drhs per person and I didn't expect much, but WOW! we spent an hour above the old walls & towers and it was WOW!

1. you will have amazing magnificent view over the old city & walls,
2. magnificent view over the harbor & fisherman boats,
3. view to the old Island in front of the city walls & the old castle there,
4. bring something to eat & drink and stay there for sunset trust me it worth every second!

Visited August 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“MUST SEE!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Style, atmosphere - magnificent. And views - city or sea with rocks - you will love it. You can admire everything what is around you from there. Very beautiful, Essaouira was our favorite place we visited - and we visited also Marrakesh and Ouarzazate ;)

Visited August 2013
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