Agadir Kasbah Oufella
The Agadir Oufella Kasbah is a must-see in the region and a place steeped in history.
Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a lover of beautiful views, or simply seeking a moment of relaxation, this place is for you.
The history of the Oufella Agadir Kasbah
It’s a gem that should not be missed during your visit.
Oufella Kasbah Agadir is located over 236 meters above the sea. It is perched on the top of a mountain offering a breathtaking view of the city and the ocean. Its name “Agadir Oufella” literally means “the high granary” in the Amazigh language, reflecting its strategic position for centuries.
The Oufella Kasbah was built in 1540 to control Portuguese attacks. It has played a crucial role in the city’s history. You can discover several remains such as the former outer wall supported by towers. But also the grand mosque, the hospital, the Treasury and Post Office building, houses, and alleys. You can also see the Mellah, an old Jewish temple.
But what makes the Agadir Oufella Kasbah even more special is its magnificent sunset. Imagine standing on the heights, watching the dazzling colors of the sun disappearing behind the ocean. It’s a magical moment, and every evening it bathes the city in a golden light.
Despite the damage caused by the 1960 earthquake, the Agadir Oufella Kasbah has been restored to offer visitors an unforgettable experience. If you are interested in history or if you simply want to enjoy the spectacular view, the Agadir Oufella Kasbah is a place not to be missed during your visit to Agadir.
How to get there?
The Kasbah of Agadir overlooks the Marina and is located at point: 30.429615, -9.624153.
By cable car
Since this year (2023), the cable car has been opened and offers an extraordinary view of the city of Agadir. Don’t hesitate to read our article on the subject to find all the necessary information.
One of the simplest and fastest ways to get to Kasbah Oufella is by taxi. Depending on where you are in Agadir, the taxi remains an economical and fast way to get to a place.
Don’t hesitate to visit the website of Alsa, the bus manager of the city of Agadir, to know all the schedules and lines.
If you have a vehicle, Agadir and Morocco is within your reach, you have no limitations, so take the opportunity to discover this beautiful country.