maps of Essaouira Mogador
See the growth of the town from 18th century to 1986.
Compare with Essaouira today!
Plan de la Grande Ile
of Theodore Cornut in 1767
The 18th century Mogador.
The road from the south passing
Diabet and the river Oued Ksob
meets the road from Marrakech in the east.
Outside the medina in the nort-east are some gardens
and the rest is dunes and the forest.
Place du Chayla
Today Place Moulay Hassan
Aerial view of Essaouira 1930
Old photograph Overview Essaouira
Outside the walls gardens and lakes in the north and east
and south of Bab Sbaa there is a military camp and
then dunes along the brach to the forest.
Arriving from the south crossing the dunes to reach the town
La nouvelle Kasbah with the clocktower and the Ben Youssef mosque inside old wall.
Astronaut Photography of Essaouira and Cap Sim beaches