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Essaouira, an 800 year old Atlantic port with a massive fort and charming caf's and restaurants. The Medina of Essaouira (formerly "Mogador") is an example of a late 18th century fortified town, as transferred to North Africa. SultanSidi Mohamed ben Abdellah decided to build a port that would open Morocco up to the outside world and assist in developing commercial relations with Europe. Unesco declared the Medina of Essaouira a World Heritage Site.
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