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“Wonderful windswept view of the Atlantic.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Essaouira Ramparts

Essaouira Ramparts
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Essaouira Highlights: Small-Group Day Tour from Marrakech
Ranked #3 of 54 things to do in Essaouira
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Owner description: These ramparts provide a glimpse into how this old seaport village was fortified against invasion.
Reading, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Wonderful windswept view of the Atlantic.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

There is not massive amount to do in Essaouira but there are a few things you must do of which this is one. We came across it by chance and were blown away by the wonderful view of the Atlantic and this was another great photo opportunity. As with the whole of this area the wind is constantly blowing through the ramparts but this just adds to the experience.

Visited July 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Beautiful Sunsets every time.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

No visit to Essaouira is complete without watching the orange sunset from the ramparts. Definetly one for romantics and lovers. The ramparts area is closed to the public at night.

Visited July 2014
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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Wonderful views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Loved the views from the ramparts! Up the ramp, past the shops and you're there. Plenty of cannons and a great view to the port and beyond.

Visited July 2014
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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Quite dramatic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

They are original, complete with canons; quite the fortification! You can look out into the rough Atlantic below. Great photo ops.

Visited May 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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“Absolutely breathtaking ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Do not miss this town on any trip through Morocco. It is so delightful to walk along the harbor, snap shots of the beautiful fishing boats, and watch the sunset over the Atlantic Ocean. The town is filled with delightful markets that abound with wonderful shopping opportunities. For a trip highlight go to the local fish market, pick up some fresh fish, and have it grilled right in front of you. Delicious!!

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