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Shopping in the Souks of Marrakech Private Tour
"At 2pm join your local guide by the famous square Djamaa el-Fna. Start an afternoon walking tour in the labyrinth of the souks.Discover hidden streets and meet salesmen in their workplace. Browse handmade products at the craftsman's section. Set up your sma and try your hand at bartering. Browse art galleries costume and jewellery shops antique furniture leather shops fabrics and textiles. Head to a recommended carpet store where you'll find quality tribal weave. Even enjoy fixed-price shops. Choose the right colors and sizes
From $23.00
 
Evening Food Tour in Marrakech
"Your story begins with Moroccan pancakes. In the district of Mellah you will be welcomed into a traditional cafe to watch the preparation of various kinds of Moroccan pancakes Msemen harcha and more.In the same area there is a typical market where you will discover the different spices that are the basis for the preparation of any Moroccan dishes.The medina hosts all the little secrets of its people including old traditional bread ovens. The the baker will share his daily ritual the preparation of bread and his cooking. You will get to taste this delicious warm bread that has freshly baked. Next up is a pastry shop
From EUR75.00
 
Private Guided City Tour: Discover the Authentic Marrakech
"The Marrakech City Tour is arranged with a local English-speaking tour guide who will meet you at your hotel/riad accommodation at 9am when your exploration of Marrakech begins!Your first stop is the Medersa ben Youssef a magnificent example of Moorish architecture and the largest Koranic school in all of Morocco. Continuing through the labyrinth of the medina you will arrive Bahia Palace - with its beautiful ceilings and patios and the Saadian tombs - famous for beautiful and intricate decoration. You will then head to discover the Kasbah district including its popular square of tinsmiths. Following the Kasbah district a delightful Moroccan lunch will be served in a medina restaurant.After lunch
From EUR75.00

Djamaa El Fna - Square Tips (142)

All paths lead to ...

Sooner or later it seems, all paths in Marrakech lead to the Djemaa el Fna. The name (sometimes spelled “Djamaa el Fna” or “Jamaa el Fna”) means “Assembly of the Dead” in Arabic but a visit here...
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toonsarah
Sep 21, 2016

Food at Jemaa El Fnaa

The Jemaa El Fnaa has been around since about 1000 years, sort of quiet in the daytime, some snake charmers, tattoo artists, water sellers and fruit juice stalls, it becomes alive in the late...
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lotharscheer
Jun 02, 2016

Always on

The heart of Morocco beats in Djemaa el-Fna, where everything happens, and everything has a price, in a non-stop touristy happening. The size of the square, very uncommon in old Moroccan quarters, may...
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solopes
Mar 18, 2016

the most famous square...

If you go to Marrakesh, you must see Djamaa El Fna.Or, I guess so... Like if you visit Barcelona, you must see La Rambla.I felt the same tourist-trap feeling!Well, at last Djamaa El Fna was more...
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Belsaita
Jan 29, 2016

Djama El Fnaa

This is easily Marrakesh's main sight and a place where you can easily spend a couple of hours just walking around or watching the scene. Here, you will find all kinds of arts and all kinds of food in...
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Airpunk
Apr 13, 2015

It is massively different day to night.

Have plenty of change in your pocket and some sweets for the begging kids.Be careful where you point it at an entertainer they will want 200dh. Give them 20-50 and walk away. They will probably follow...
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dave123taylor
Nov 11, 2014

An Eclectic crazy mix of people

To describe what is on this place and what is special is to best explain what there is and isnt on this square and its hard to imagine something which isnt there at some point of the day... food...
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Designerartgirl
Feb 01, 2014

Djemaa el Fna

I made the grave mistake of asking my guide if the meaning of the name of Marrakech's great square was "unknown". I meant in general, but he took it as a personal slander, and politely and firmly...
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antistar
Jan 20, 2014

Nowhere quite like it!

A visit to the square is a must when in Marrakech.The ambience of this place is amazing,with so many colours,sights and sounds which seem to change depending on the time of day.If you visit during the...
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CDM7
Dec 08, 2013

The best in the WORLD !!!! NO QUESTION !!!!!!

Also surrounding the square are numerous stalls selling orange juice and dried fruits ... these guys are less aggressive since they work by themselves and can't leave the stalls to chase you ........
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jlanza29
Mar 08, 2013

This was fun !!!!!!

One of the facts in being Marrakech is the constant touts trying to get you to either buy something in there store or trying to be friendly just to try to take you to a store where they get commission...
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jlanza29
Mar 08, 2013

A World Heritage site !!!!!

Much can be said about this square ..... but just be on your guard, plenty of pickpockets, and shady people trying to take your money via all types of entertainment !!!!!!! but don't get me wrong .......
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jlanza29
Mar 06, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near Marrakesh

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Ensemble Artisanal

In the Ensemble Artisanal there are carpet weavers, musical instrument makers, leather workers, wood workers and many more crafts people. The centre has government controlled prices, and although not...
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Jardin Majorelle

The Jardin Majorelle is a very nice garden, made by the French artist Jaques Majorelle who decided in 1923 to live Marrakesh and purchased same land, and commissioned the architect Paus Sinoir to...
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The Mellah

The Mellah, or Jewish quarter, of Marrakech is famous for its spice market and so we headed there to see if we could get some of the colourful photos that markets usually provide – and nowhere more...
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Dyers District

Here you will find the activities involved in dyeing wool and silk - so you will find here skeins of wool and silk freshly dyed and still wet hanging out to dry in the sun and warm air. And then of...
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Ali ben Youssef Mosque

This is the oldest surviving mosque in Marrakesh, and the largest of the mosques in the medina. It dates from the Almoravid era ( mid- late 12th century), but has been rebuilt several times, most...
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La Palmeraie

I visited this area of Marrakesh by the Hop on - Hop off Marrakech tour bus (see my transport tip for more details) It's also a short taxi ride from the city centre if you don't want to use this...
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