Essaouira is a fortified city by the Atlantic located 190 kilometres away from Marrakesh. In 2001, its medina (old town) was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site and the city is known as ‘The Pearl of the Atlantic’.
The legend of Daenerys Targaryen ‘Mother of Dragons’ began in this exact spot on the Moroccan coast.
In the third season of the show, Essaouira became the slaver city of Astapor where Daenerys took control over the colossal army of the Unsullied, freed Astapor and burned one of its Good Masters with a: Dracarys!
Do you want to visit the fortified city that became Astapor in the show?
In our ‘Activities’ section we recommend you a guided tour in Essaouira so you can easily imagine Daenerys freeing this city from the slavers.