The precence of foreign consulates in Mogador was
an indication of the importance of its historic trade
connections in the 19th century
and gave the town a cosmopolitan nature that still appeal to
were eight foreign consulates in Mogador
located in the Kasbah quarter.
of the Medina with the consulates
The Consulat of Denmark
This is the 17th century building which
was the former Danish consulate.
The former BritishConsulat at the corner of Avenue Allal Ben Abdellah
and Rue Laalouj . This was also the home of a famous inhabitant
of Essaouira;, the adviser of the king to the foreign affairs, André
Azoulay . Inside the building there is a courtyard where ,
it is said, the family produced a Mahia of figs.
The Consulat of Italy
In the Rue Iben Toumarte
there is the house
of the former Italian consulate.
Sight with the consulates in the Kasbah
of the medina of Mogador. Buldings with national