Essaouira, once in the past known as Mogador, is a city in the western Moroccan monetary district of Marrakesh-Safi, on the Atlantic drift. The cutting edge name signifies "the little bulwark", a reference to the stronghold dividers that still encase some portion of the city. Essaouira has for quite some time been considered as outstanding amongst other safe havens of the Moroccan drift. The Carthaginian guide Hanno went to in the fifth century BC and set up the exchanging post of Arambys.
Around the finish of the first century BCE or mid first century CE, the Berber lord Juba II built up a Tyrian purple industrial facility, handling the murex and purpura shells found in the intertidal rocks at Essaouira and the Iles Purpuraires. This color shaded the purple stripe in Imperial Roman Senatorial frocks. A Roman estate was unearthed on Mogador island. A Roman vase was found and in addition coinage from the third century CE. The vast majority of the ancient rarities are presently unmistakable in the Sidi Mohammed ben Abdallah Museum and the Rabat Archeological Museum.
There are just a bunch of current reason assembled lodgings inside the dividers of the old city. More current worldwide inns have been worked along the ocean front – the nearby arranging controls limit structures to 4 stories high to help save the shocking perspectives. There are additionally numerous exclusive riads, otherwise called dars that might be leased on a day by day or week after week premise.