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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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Essaouira vit vraiment au rythme de sa Médina ! Tout s'y passe, de 6h du matin jusque tard le soir. On y trouve de tout, les étales des marchés sont incroyables de couleurs ... On peut tout acheter, e... more »Essaouira really lives to the rhythm of her Medina! Everything happens there, from 6a m until late at night. There is everything, the market stalls are incredible colors ... You can buy anything, and there's always someone to help you find a small shop where you'll find what you need. It's very lively, noisy, restless, but it's Essaouira! :)
Jolies Medina, différente Marrakech, mais là les commerçants sont moins agressifs, par ailleurs on voit aussi des locaux qui font leurs course dans les souks. more »Pretty Medina, different Marrakech, but there the traders are less aggressive, besides we also see locals who race in the souks.
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