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Gates of Essaouira, Morocco

 
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davidsbeenhere's pictureby davidsbeenhere Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 3rd of November, 2010
Essaouria is a beach town in south east morocco. Every city in Morocco has a Medina, which means old town. The entire medina is surrounded by a wall and there are only 3 entry doors "GATES". These gates are the most amazing gates in Morocco that I saw. I have attached a short cool video that I made to represent each of them. 

How to get there:
Entering the Medina of Essaouira

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http://davidsbeenhere.com/video/monumental-gates-of-essaouira

 
 
 
 
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