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Agadir Must See Places

3 Spots to see on your next Agadir Vacation:

 1.       Agadir Kasbah

Agadir kasbah also known as “Agadir Oufella” in berber translated to “The Upper Agadir” offers a stunning view of Agadir. If you ever been to New York City, you know that the Empire State building offers an amazing view of New York City. The same hold true of Agadir Kasbah.  It is overlooking both the city and the beach and reaches a height of 236 meters. Agadir Oufella walls were constructed at 1540 by Mohammed Cheikh, Moroccan king belonging to the dynasty Saadian. The initial walls were built in order to protect the town from the Portuguese invasions. 
The site was rebuilt around 1752 to increase the security of Agadir. After the earthquake of 1960, the Kasbah was reconstructed.  The Kasbah offers astonishing view while driving toward it. Perfect time to visit is during the sunset or during evening for a night view ofAgadir board walk, beach and ville nouvelle.

Agadir Kasbah

 2.       El Hed Market

Souk El Hed: Agadir offers a great spot to experience and witness a live and fun Moroccan market. Souk El Hed used by locals to buy their food, shop for clothing, furniture, handmade traditional items, leather work, wood work, spices , or discover new items that thousands of small shops sell. Tourists may find cheap Berber items and great deals to bring back home. Saturday and Sunday are considered market days and the souk attracts much larger crowd.

Souk El Hed

 3.       La Vallee des oiseux

Translated from French to “Valley of BirdLocated in downtown, and only across the street from the beach board walk. The valley offers a space to watch very rare birds, animals and species. If you are an animal lover, the valley is a must see especially if you are visiting Agadir with your kids. It is known for its birds from South America, Africa (especially Morocco).

Agadir Valley Bird

 

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