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The Forteress and Art: Medina of Essaouira


Language: English

Essaouira is an exceptional example of a late-18th-century fortified town, built according to the principles of contemporary European military architecture in a North African context. Since its foundation, it has been a major international trading seaport, linking Morocco and its Saharan hinterland with Europe and the rest of the world.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Medina of Essaouira, Morocco, Sahara, North Africa
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: AVFONDS-000234-NHK-753
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation