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Portuguese City

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Small city but a great vibe for a cautious first day intro to morocco

Easy to walk around, little souk, good pic opportunities, no hassles.. course once you visit the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Caroline G
Atlantic Ocean@canons

Old Portuguese city with a lot of canons and history. This city was a start over of a lot of... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Michail T
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“city walls” (5 reviews)
El Jadida, Morocco
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Easy to walk around, little souk, good pic opportunities, no hassles.. course once you visit the cicterns and walk the ramparts it's mostly over. Did like the horse monuments made of metal at the entrance of the city.

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Old Portuguese city with a lot of canons and history. This city was a start over of a lot of pirates and a lot of merchandise ships !! $

Thank Michail T
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very scenic old part of the fortified Portuguese city, spend time walking on the ramparts, enjoying the views

Thank rootsandwings55
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This small, walled part of El Jadida is great for a leisurely walk, partly on the ramparts. Streets and houses are not very well maintained, but that is part of the charm!

Thank Thom S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Unlike other larger cities, El Jedida felt authentic and interesting. You can easily explore the Portuguese City and the shouk by foot in two hours.

Thank Yoni972
Reviewed 18 April 2017

It is definitely worth a visit to this old city on your way back to Casablanca....just a shame there is so much rubbish everywhere and it is quite rundown and decaying. Make sure you visit the Citern on your left as you enter the gate...More

Thank Helenjen
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

the citadel is a 15th century small foertified city, still hustling and bustling with life - normally inhabited like the rest of town around it. the fortifications and the surrounding fishing port yield good sights and photo shoot opportunities. a few restaurants inside cater for...More

Thank Gilles_Hosch
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Lived in a Riad in Cité Portuguese for 3 weeks. The township is old and not well kept in places but the people who live there are extremely pleasant neighbours. I recommend the little café there because it has the best real coffee in Morocco.

Thank Kristinhafsteins
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Portuguese city is something you should go to see, if you are near El Jadida. Old city walls house an intriguing and quite beautiful town inside of them. The town is sadly worn down (as everything in Morocco) and there aren't other sites in the...More

Thank KarriAnttila
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Just 1.5 hrs away from Casablanca, the port city of Morocco, this place will seem to be very quiet and lonely place. However, the cistern itself, the rampart and the surrounding area will remind of the stories of Portuguese people in Morocco who occupied the...More

Thank Sonia K
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8 January 2015|
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Response from masterecho | Reviewed this property |
I visited El Jadida last March 2014, as a tourist. As your question has only just been sent, I assume you are visiting there in December 2015? I suggest you contact the tourist board for El Jadida, or if there is none in... More