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Kasbah Mazara del Vallo

Piazzetta Bagno, 91026 Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy
+39 327 177 6245
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Not a Typical Kasbah

We were expecting a Kasbah similar to those we visited in North Africa. The areas has been restored... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
myraevans1942
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Toronto, Ontario
The long and winding lanes...

Recently restored unlike many dilapidated places in Sicily. Must be recent because the graffiti... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
robinn669
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average8%
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15 Oct 2017
“The long and winding lanes...”
13 Oct 2017
“Kasbah?...rather more just Ancient town”
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazzetta Bagno, 91026 Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 327 177 6245
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting a Kasbah similar to those we visited in North Africa. The areas has been restored and the streets are winding and narrow but basically there's not a lot to see. However, when we were there, there was a great deal of art...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Recently restored unlike many dilapidated places in Sicily. Must be recent because the graffiti scum havent made their malevolent presence felt yet. A matter of time though.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Ok. The Arabs were here, they created fortified towns with curved streets to beat the heat but this isn't like a Kasbah or Medina in North Africa. That aside, it's a charming place and I did get spun around and lost my bearings in the...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

I went here thinking this would be a great and interesting cultural experience. The artwork on the shutters and walls is amazing and I enjoyed that as well as the museum BUT there were no shops and the only restaurant there, and I heard great...More

1  Thank usacobbler
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We have not had a lot of disappointments on our fab trip to Italy or indeed in Mazara. But this was a duisppointment. This is not a Kasbah and the North African influence is muted to say the least. If you want a slice of...More

Thank Farmer G
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I was there for a romantic dinner and everything was as I expected, perfectly. Wonderful "caponata" in the starter plate, with some fresh fish. Then, cous-cous of fish. I suggest to everybody.

Thank MARIA R
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely little place to wander the lanes and see all the original tiles and the ancient buildings. Very clean and safe to wander about and some very nice shops. This was included as part of the Travelsphere Secret Sicily tour which was very good.

Thank Wendy W
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

waslking through the district was a very special experience for me including visiting the fish market and the lovely buildings

Thank drudol
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The small city of Mazara is an old fishermen village which became the most important fishing port of Italy. The city has many interesting thing to be visited : the Kasbah with its tiny bars and restaurants, the baroque cathedral, the fishing market where for...More

1  Thank Luisella P
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

The kasbah is mainly the Muslim section of Mazara but you can see Muslim influence throughout this small city. We met 2 young school mates who were good friends; one Muslim and one Catholic. The sections of the kasbah where were clean and fun interspersed...More

Thank Misty D
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