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Stroll down the atmospheric streets of Medina of Essaouira, the old walled part of the city with historical landmarks and an ongoing sense of tradition all around. Incorporating influences from European military architecture into a typically North African style, the area features many of the usual elements of a medina, such as souks and city walls, while having wider streets and an intuitive grid layout. Take in the battlements around the harbor area, the cemetery in the old Jewish quarter, and the former consulates of European powers, indicative of the seaport city's outward looking nature and growing importance on the international scene. Make Medina of Essaouira part of your personalized Essaouira itinerary using our Essaouira online sightseeing planner .
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Petite ballade dans la Médina où l'on baigne dans la culture marocaine. On trouve de tout! Un plus, peu de mendiants qui nous arrêtent comme dans d'autres villes. C'est agréable. more »A short walk in the Medina where one bathes in Moroccan culture. We find everything! A plus, few beggars who stop us as in other cities. It's nice.
We're staying 5 days in Essaouira and have loved every minute! The Médina is absolutely wonderful, colorful, vibrant and safe. The Port is amazing and we loved the buzz as fishermen were setting up th... more »
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