World Monuments Fund Presents

Watch Day: The Jewish Quarter of Essaouira

In March 2019, an energetic and interactive Watch Day was held in the Jewish Quarter of Essaouira, Morocco, a 2018 World Monuments Watch site. Watch Day is a series of celebratory events organized by local communities at World Monuments Watch sites, highlighting the importance of vibrant community engagement and local stewardship in the sustainable preservation of heritage sites.

Click to explore snapshots from Watch Day celebrations at the "Mellah."