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“Great photo location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Essaouira Ramparts

Essaouira Ramparts
Ranked #3 of 57 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.
Jakarta, Indonesia
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“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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Hinterbruhl, Austria
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“So beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Thank God this is part of the Unesco system as they have really gone to town to ensure that the ramparts are kept in good condition - after all - that;s why most people come - to experience the old charm. There are some lovely walks and good information here and there about the building.

Visited December 2012
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Rabat
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“If you've seen Othello ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

It's an amazing experience to stand on the ramparts from the opening scene. It's a beautiful view of the ocean. A must see.

Visited December 2012
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