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Nice low key experience, wide streets, friendly vendors and very clean. We purchased some fresh fish from the market and had a vendor cook it for us - really delicious.We found several spots to view the sunset from roof tops and watch the street performers....More
Took a guided tour round the Medina which was good because the guide was informative and knowledgeable and we probably would have missed some areas without, though one can perfectly well wander round alone. The Sqala is a lovely little street, but there are streets...More
Essaouira Medina is perfect for a ballad. Streets are narrow and clean, Building are being repaired yet authentic and charming, Gathering plenty of shops for clothing, bags, jewellery, food and spices, couple of tourism agencies, as well as many cafe, bar and restaurant from budget...More
Life goes by slowly at this place (great way to escape the Marrakech madness). I stayed here two nights. The place was built in the 18th century. Lots of art, sea breeze, fishermen and well fed cats.
The Portuguese influence cannot be denied.
The medina in Essaouria is much more relaxing than in Marrakech. It also has lots of interesting products from artists and such like. Stunning colours, locals seem friendly not as pushy as other medina stall holders. I would recommend this place for a break from...More