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This is the Jewish neighborhood in Marrakech. Here you´ll find the Lezama Synagoge, an important historical site, as well as other eating and shopping opportunities.
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Marrakech, Morocco
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This is known as the old Jewish quarter. Lots of history here. We did wander about in the spice market quite a bit. Most places have fixed prices.
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We intended to visit the Jewish cemetery but it was shut so we went round the Jewish quarter. Very busy but calmer than the main souks and full of spices, herbs, fruit and vegetables. Enjoyed a meandering walk around what once was the Jewish quarter but there is a very small
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This Jewish cemetery on the outskirts of the Mellah neighbourhood is a sight to see. The shapes of the tombstones and the sheer size is astounding. Unfortunately, most of the tombstones have faded and do not have any reference to who is buried. There is a a map with names. Not
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While visiting Marrakesh, had the pleasure of visiting the Jewish Quarter several times. We first went with our tour group and learned the word Mellah was what that area was called while learning some interesting history about the area. On our own, we chose to return to this
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The posted photo, to begin with, is of the Jewish cemetery. It's accessible through the Mellah, but the mellah itself is the old Jewish neighborhood of Marrakesh. Nearly no Jews are left there now --- there are only about 3000 in the whole of Morocco --- but it dates back to the
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