Medina of Essaouira, Essaouira

4.6
#1 of 6 in Neighborhoods in Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
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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  • If you prefer a less hectic pace than the larger cities of Marrakech and Fez, this is the Medina for you. All the usual kiosks and items on sale, less frenzy. We found the Essaouira Medina to be...  more »
  • this city make me feel good with her fresh air ! this so relaxful and enjoy the beach every sunset thank you  more »
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