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Essaouira Ramparts

17, Rue Elhadada | Marrakech, Essaouira 40000, Morocco
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These ramparts provide a glimpse into how this old seaport village was fortified against invasion.
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17, Rue Elhadada | Marrakech, Essaouira 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

They look beautiful from the outside. Unfortunately when we went, it was being recovered, and so, impossible to visit. Even more disappointing if you're a fan of GOT

Thank Lnlm
Reviewed July 21, 2017

It was fantastic to take the time and see the buildings with the ramparts protecting the fishing port.And yes the blue boats were eyecatching

Thank richard s
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Good for a photo in the morning when the fishermen are cleaning the fish and there are 100s of gulls about or in the evening on sunset. Entry to the tower at 10dh is peanuts for the view. Also walk the shops along the city...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed July 17, 2017

The Essaouira Ramparts are the first line of defence from invading colonizers -- essaouira actually means wall or rampart so it means the same :) --- this location is a favorite site of The Game of Thrones series -- its name used to be Mogador...More

Thank Soc B
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

10 dirhams to get on to ramparts. Best 80p I have spent! Wonderful views and photo opportunities. Don't miss it.

Thank AlisonD275
Reviewed July 8, 2017

On a recent day trip to Essaouira from Marrakesh, it goes without saying the Ramparts/Fishing port are worth exploring, as it was a Game of Thrones setting and you can see why. You can feel the history when walking around. It also helped the Atlantic...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We spent several happy hours wandering around Essaouira and enjoyed walking by the ramparts with views of the port and the sea. There is a lot of history to be explored and for a small town it is very interesting. I would recommend a walk...More

Thank Monda15
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Very nice place to visit to enjoy the ocean views, views of the fishing port and views of the city. Walk up the towers and take it all in. We come here as part of a guided tour which was very nice as he pointed...More

Thank wacotom
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Worth the walk just for the fresh fish BBQ on the way. Remember Essaouira is wind city so yes it's a very windy walk and not to be recommended when there is a gale coming off the Atlantic

Thank A_million_miles
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

29th June to 1st July is the Festival of African with other musicians. Will be busy but still time to get direct flight Luton to Essaouira. Some parts are free and some you pay for.

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the bus is about 80 Dirham. There is Supratours and CTM
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