Association Essaouira Mogador

  • Cultural center
Essaouira Mogador Association, founded in 1999 by André Azoulay, advisor to the King. The association works to promote cultural history in Essaouira and across the borders. Its headquarters, in Dar Souiri, is a cultural centre open to all and hosts many events such as exhibitions, concerts and screenings. Courses in Arabic and Spanish are also available. Essaouira...

Institut Français d'Essaouira

  • Art gallery
  • Cultural center
  • Library
The Alliance Franco-Marocaine of Essaouira is a cosmopolitan meeting place where people from all walks of life coexist. Many activities, conferences, festivals, performances and exhibitions will take place there during all year. Arabic courses are offered at very correct prices. An ideal place to learn and to distract.

Dar Souiri

  • Art gallery
  • Cultural center
  • Library
Dar Souiri is a space dedicated to the living artistic, musical and literary culture, but also a space for Exchange and learning: courses of Arabic and French, reading of tales for children, etc. Seat of the Essaouira-Mogador Association, the souiris...

Synagogue Simon Attias

  • Art gallery
  • Monument
  • Cultural center
The Simon Attias Synagogue is named after its builder who constructed the synagogue in the late nineteenth century. Covering an area of 500m2, it has a patio of 40m2 and consists of three floors. The first level is the main entrance with a large ve...

Centre d'Art Contemporain Essaouira

  • Cultural center
The Centre d'Art Contemporain of Essaouira (CAC of Essaouira), is a space dedicated to contemporary Moroccan art and more than 100 works exposed permanently to artists from here or elsewhere. Place of Exchange and sharing, in this building overlookin...

Le Bastion de Bab Marrakech

  • Art gallery
  • Monument
  • Cultural center
The Tower of the Bastion of Bab Marrakech is located in the South West of the Medina of Essaouira, at the corner is the portion of the wall with the monumental gate of the same name. The stronghold (or "Burj" Bab Marrakech) built in the 19th century...