It has panoramic views over the estuary and across to Sale on the north bank of the Bouregreg.
One of the streets had a shop selling women's pottery. In the towns men made pottery industrially and usually glazed. In the country women made pottery, unglazed and low-fired although decorated with simple coloured patterns.
There is a sandbank at the mouth of the river and the wreckers used to entice merchant ships in (the local pirate ships and fishing boats were shallow-keeled) so that the grounded on the sandbank within range of the cannon from the Kasbah forts.