Previously know as Mogador, this city still keeps it’s charm. It’s UNESCO World Heritage and here you can visit the Medina, which is the only Moroccan medina projected, from scratch, by an architect, wander through the typical and characteristic streets, feel the Atlantic ocean air and enjoy the charm of the buildings and its people. By lunch, you’ll have the opportunity of eating fresh grilled fish in the beach, with the locals, where the price/quality ratio is outstanding. You’ll also be able to visit the local unions and its artisans, local products, art galleries and buy genuine spice.
Eternally protected by the trade winds, drowned amid the flowers, the White Essaouira smells of all species that its working cabinetmakers. Inlays of cedar, lemon, cedar will keep over time the smell of their precious wood.
Essaouira, Al Souirah comes from either the small fortress surrounded by walls … The city, located between Safi, the North and the South Agadire, bathed by the Atlantic, has always borne his name. Although forced to protect against hackers of all stripes, Essaouira, feet in the sea has always sheltered derière be a sensible wall impregnable ..
Business boiling counter all kinds, Essaouira was thus highly coveted, and that since the seventh century BC. The discovery of ceramic remains on the islands of the bay of the city confirms, in fact, the presence of the Phoenicians in the area at that time. But those who were to mark this city of eur footprint are indeed the Portuguese.
Moreover, until the proclamation of the independence of Morocco, Essaouira was called, Mogador, probably a translation of the Portuguese Amogdul. Anyway, books and think, and they would not entirely wrong, as far precisely where the dignitary of Essaouira buried three kilometers from the town called Sidi Mogdul. Portuguese there elected him home from the sixteenth century, and it was in the early sixteenth century, they built a fortress that would confer its configuration specific to the city. A so useful fortress (should she not lessened its vulnerability, due to its over-exposure), it was restored by Moulay Abdelmalek in 1628. But it was not until the eighteenth century that the city was founded by Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah, another king of the Alawite dynasty…
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