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great views on sunset

plenty of interesting shops nearby along a clean and well maintained town wall a short walk around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nigel n
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
An interesting walk through history.

Seeing all the cannon lined up, pointing at the long-gone enemy, is quite a sight. And interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kombi58
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St John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

plenty of interesting shops nearby along a clean and well maintained town wall a short walk around sea facing part of town a lively well visited free location

Thank nigel n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing all the cannon lined up, pointing at the long-gone enemy, is quite a sight. And interesting too is seeing the various dates of the castings of the cannon. As you walk through the various (low) doorways etc, just mind your head - I saw...More

Thank Kombi58
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Not very well maintained, but still very beautiful with nice view. Make sure to see the actual towers and climb all the way inside.

Thank Krpr
Reviewed 24 June 2018

There's a tower by the fishing port , open for 10Dh and free access at other parts. Good views and some gates to walk through as you stroll the town. Some repairs going on but mostly open.

1  Thank tezpil
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The City walls were, historically, part of the defense system. The ramparts are accessible for a leisurely walk and afford terrific views of the ocean. Essaouira is known as the windy city, and you can watch the waves crashing and the sand being blown. The...More

Thank Vernonia
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We took a day trip from Marrakech, about 3 hours with some stops. It was well worth it, much quieter than Marrakech lovely to walk around the Medina and beautiful beach. Couple of nice bars overlooking the the sea for a sundowner you can try...More

Thank Les D
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Worth a look in the morning if you can find the door to the ramparts where the canons are. Or later go back and enjoy a drink when the sun goes down, quieter than going to Taros.

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

For the most part, the city walls, where present, are not that impressive. The city gates which remain are functional , and not created to intimidate opponents with grandeur. The slight exception is the Portuguese fort which guards the harbour. This consists of a keep...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Great place to get down with the smells of a real 2nd world fish market. I had an oyster from a dude pushing a cart around - it was the best! Salty cold and fresh tasty. Then the best part ... I survived to write...More

Thank MrBBHead
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Any visit to Essaouira should include a stop at the City Walls. we visited in mid-February and parts of the wall were under construction, therefore you cannot access most of it. you can get up to the parts where the cannons are. The walls form...More

1  Thank Amir S
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