The Southern Atlantic Coast Sights



North Bastion Review

The distinctive outlines of the bastion's corner tubular moldings frame the waves dramatically at sunset. The bastion once held emergency supplies of fresh water and the large circle of stones in the center marks what was as a call-point, or alarm-system, to warn of approaching invaders. Guards would warn of danger by stomping on the resonant circle. If you stand in the middle of the circle and stomp your foot or yell, you'll hear the echo ring far.

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  • Address: Essaouira
  • Location: Essaouira
Updated: 05-16-2011

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