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Jemaa el-Fnaa

Marrakech, Morocco
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This is the entrance to the outdoor market and food court of the city center.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed yesterday

Is a square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter (old city). It remains the main square of Marrakesh, used by locals and tourists.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You must visit the Main Square. Before Sunset it's busy, make your way through it and have a drink in the rooftop terrace of the Cafe de France and look back over the square. Then after sunset the place becomes manic. After 22:00 there are...More

Thank PigletWinnieAndRoo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the highlights of my trip to Marrakech was experiencing the music of the oud and drums in the square. Blew me away.

Thank RichDrummer
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't be put off by the very real challenges... A night at the Fnaa is huge fun and a centuries old tradition! The food is good and cheap and the banter is fun, as are the snake charmers, the Berber musicians, the monkey boys and...More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the biggest local street food place I have ever visited . Snake charmers to magicians to roof top restaurants . An incredible place to spend your evening .

Thank Raj G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is hectic and full of people trying to beg you to buy their stuff. There are also kids begging for money. A woman grabbed my hand, begging me to let her paint a henna tattoo on my arm. Then there's this group of...More

Thank Nydia V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

By day, most of the square is just a big open space, with a handful of snake charmers or men ready to place a baboon on your shoulder for a photo at a over priced fee. Same with women with henna paste, ready to paint...More

Thank RumeBower
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of hassle, lots of bustle - best to sit having a coffee and people watch from the side and just be thick skinned with touts....

Thank paulgreen26
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the orient - go here. It is a quite unique experience. The square only comes to life after sunset but then it is a hive of Arabic, berberick and North African activity. A sight...More

Thank richardmboulter
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I like it so much nice service good food i spend good vacation i display all thanks Marrakech i went come back inchallah

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9 April 2017|
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Response from ec0l0dgea | Property representative |
yes that's it
11 March 2017|
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Response from kate s | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is but views are still great!
10 March 2017|
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Response from ec0l0dgea | Property representative |
hi there is many pick packets and also you can fit a stroller through the area , no problem about that .