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Address: Marrakesh medina, Marrakech, Morocco
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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These are the walls that surround the city. Circle them on foot or on a...

These are the walls that surround the city. Circle them on foot or on a rented bike.

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really nice view

is something fun and easy to do, just beware of the heat, besides that, enjoy the view and take as many pictures as you want of something that will always feel very Marrakesh no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Valentina F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

is something fun and easy to do, just beware of the heat, besides that, enjoy the view and take as many pictures as you want of something that will always feel very Marrakesh no matters what happens

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Thank Valentina F
Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We took a drive around the walls in the early evening when there was less traffic. The amazing thing is how long they have lasted and the length of the walls. I know that there is constant repair work going on all the time. The walls in some parts are much better than in others. Try it yourself it will... More 

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Thank Dave O
London, United Kingdom
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519 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The walls are an impressive feature of Marrakech. There is a lot of history surrounding them and it's really nice to get one of the horse drawn carriages around the outside

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Thank Amy B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Ancient history, I read a bit about them before going, which made them more interesting when we got there. Good as a fleeting glimpse!

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Thank MargerieDawes
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We discovered thèse walls delimiting the medina on a horseride and it was vert romantic. I can only recommend to do the same.

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Thank Paulkristns
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The walls were later extended. Even nowadays the old city wall encircles the whole medina and is about 10 miles long.

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Thank samijak63
Genoa, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Just arrived in Jemaa el Fna Square, we bought a ride on a calash ("calèche" in French) to get our first idea about what Marrakech was like. It was a very funny experience which brought us to the main ramparts of the city wall. Particularly pay attention to the main door, on whose two pillars beautiful storks put their nests.

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Thank Ilaria B
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Marrakech and the very special color of its walls is so chic and authentic. Walking around the wall was quite interesting.

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Thank theresa932
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

There are 19 gates into the medina, Bab Agnou gate was built in the 12th century and is worth looking at. You can view the ramparts and gates on foot or hop in to 1 of the 200 horse drawn carriages ( caleches ) within the old town.

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Thank SLRCCY
Jersey,C.I.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Very different part of the city, because it is the Royal palace there are long boulevards with lots of security,like the roads around Buckingham palace, be warned don't photograph the any gate with guards in front you will be approached or you might find security driving up to you from a distance and question you.

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