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Embark on a captivating journey through the historic remnants of Mazagan, a UNESCO World Heritage site that showcases Portuguese architecture from the 16th century, blending European and Moroccan cultures.

Just over an hour’s drive north of Oualidia, the fortified Portuguese city of Mazagan is a journey back in time to the early 16th century, when it was first built as an Atlantic colony, taken over by Morocco in 1769. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this intriguing ancient city is one of the early examples of Portuguese settlements occupied by explorers en route to India. Located within the Atlantic port city of El Jadida, key sites include the cistern and the Church of the Assumption, which offer guests a lens into Portuguese architecture in the late Gothic Manueline style. Explore the historical remnants of Mazagan accompanied by an expert private guide and experience the confluence of European and Moroccan cultures.

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