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Elqasir Travel guide
Elqasir : Michelin's recommendations
In the early days of Islam, this ancient port welcomed pilgrims about to set sail for Mecca. Its mausoleums and ancient coral-pink houses lend it a special character that is accentuated by the presence of a 16C Ottoman citadel. The surrounding area is renowned for its well-preserved marine life, which attracts divers from all over the world.