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Address: Marrakesh medina, Marrakech, Morocco
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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These are the walls that surround the city. Circle them on foot or on a...

These are the walls that surround the city. Circle them on foot or on a rented bike.

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I wouldn't say that this was an attraction or a must see but the city wall does surround the old town and you cant really avoid seeing it. The holes in the brickwork are from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wouldn't say that this was an attraction or a must see but the city wall does surround the old town and you cant really avoid seeing it. The holes in the brickwork are from where the scaffolding was placed and never refilled. Interesting though and you will see the various entrances as you travel around.

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the walls to orient ourselves when we walked to the jardin marjorelle. They are inpressive and its interesting to see some of the gates. I would agree with a previous reviewer and say you see them when walking around other must see sights.

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Thank LilRach1
Oxford
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is often suggested in guide books to take a caleche around the ramparts and this is possibly a lovely ride if you have plenty of time to spare and especially at sunset. However if you are doing a very short trip like us and don't have the time, rest assured we saw quite a bit of the medina outer... More 

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Thank CrispinOxford
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are approximately 19 gates in the ramparts at Marrakech, and a good way to see them is in a horse drawn carriage, known locally as a caleche. We bartered for one on the main square , and it took us around the souk, then outside and around the walls and ended, at our request, at the Majorelle Gardens. Caleches... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We started off our holiday by a carriage ride around the city. It took around an hour and cost 200 dirhams. It was lovely to see real life at a great pace. There is a great little bar too called the Kosy bar. It overlooks the walls so around sunset you get to see the storks flying back to their... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We took a walk around the ramparts on our Visit to Marrakesh and were pleasantly surprised at how well most of the ramparts had survived for so long. A local guide took us around the main points of interest and explained some of the local history and Myths about the ramparts. If you like historical trips its well worth a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the ramparts. It's both beautiful and a great orientation point. At night the glow off the walls creates a romantic atmosohere. Definitely worth a look.

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Thank Nomeian
brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Take a walk around the city and take in the architecture. Traditional Moroccan scenery. The walls are very high in places and not always in one piece. Can take 15 minutes or a couple of hours depending on you.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had a horse ride around the walls of the Media and frankly even if it's not very typical, it was romantic.

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Thank John C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

While waiting for the crowds to get going on the Jmaa try walking along the outside of the city wall as the sun sets. You don’t have to go far along it to get the idea, it’s a long dirt wall full of pigeon nest-holes that looks pretty and red in the afternoon light.

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