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All reviews great photo opportunities entry fee great visit fascinating place piece of history thin layer elderly gentleman vaulted ceilings sight seeing old town light istanbul cistern reflection photos portuguese shaft
I visited the cistern with my husband. I'm Moroccan so I paid 10 dirhams and he's German so he paid 60 dirhams. Which we thought was quite unfair, also for what you actually see.
Overall, 3€ would have been ok but 6€ was too much!
We found the old cistern but the entrance fee is now 60 dirhams for foreign visitors. We saw locals walking in for free. It is just one fairly dark, vaulted room with a pretty shaft of light coming in over the centre making it quite...More
Down a little street in El Jadida is the Portugese Cistern..more than 500 years old..spectacular..best to arrive at noon but not required..a siimple 10 dirham entry fee and you can spend as much time there as you’d like..one of the last remaining Portugese structures in...More
A deep cellar with dripping walls and some old vaulted ceilings. Or an amazing punctuation point into the Portugese history of this coast, with wonderful below ground images with the sun blazing through.
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The concept was amazing. A must to visit as you may not have another opportunity. If you are a traveller who appreciates spaces where you can absorb the significance of the experience then this is a must.
The Portuguese Cistern is a beautiful sight, and has an interesting historical story to go with it. I suspect it is the most instagrammed location in El Jadida because it really is photogenic.
It will only take five or so minutes to wander through, but...More