The Ramparts are sorrounding all the medina of Marrakech. You can visit with a horse car while the sunset, is magic!
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from what we were told the ramparts in Marrakech are approx 20 klm length. There are several spots for nice pics, but i can't say that beyond that there is anything special to comment on.
These are an intrinsic part of Marrakech's char, they are well maintained, with I'm told 18 gates, now just vehicle access points.
The ramparts have lost their function of protecting the city against attack long time ago, but they are still more or less intact and maintained as a monument. I walked around the walls on a beautiful day in spring. It took just over 2 hours...More
The walls are still intact and well maintained there are something like 20km altogether with the old gates still intact. Due to time it would take to complete the curcuit I thought it would be best just to see one of the gates and chose...More
Impressive walls surrounding the medina. Built from mud and stones and straw, they have withstood centuries of attack. They are regularly repaired, so look pretty good. Nice to do by horse drawn carriage.
There are 19 kms of fortifications (walls) around the Medina , 202 square towers and 9 different gates and in variable conditions . The Ramparts are an icon of Marrakesh and are noted in the inscription of the Medina of Marrakesh as a Unesco World...More
So much of the Medina in Marrakech is easy to get lost in - one of the reasons why it's such a brilliant adventure to visit. Should you want a walk that you wont get lost on, follow the ramparts. Look for the beautiful gateways...More
The walls of the Medina are lovely, plenty of parks and resting areas while walking around, a few displays around the gates to explain tourist a bit of history would be great.
Parts of the medina walls are pretty much everywhere, I wouldn't make a point out of touring them but some parts are a real pleasure to see. What I could recommend is bring enough water with you and beware of vehicles when you stop to...More