The Danish Consulate
was the first European consulate in Mogador. Built in 1765.
The Brasilian consul started the work
and it was finished by the Danish Consul Georg Höst who served in Essaouira till the end of 1768.
When the Royal Danish - African Company was liquidated
1767, it was offered to the King of Morocco by the Danish goverment..
Statement by Mr. El Mostafa Hbibi,
Historical Monuments Architect at Essaouira.
Presentation of a project for conversion of the former Danish
Consulate into a cultural centre.
This project is proposed by the local UNCHS/Habitat group
and is aimed at restoring and rehabilitating the Danish
Consulate, a 17th century building.