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Address: | Square of Marrakech, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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This is the entrance to the outdoor market and food court of the city...

This is the entrance to the outdoor market and food court of the city center.

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Pretty hectic

Prepared to be hassled and hassled and hassled and hassled again. Incredible variety of market stalls, I would recommend offering a third of the original price asked, bought a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Prepared to be hassled and hassled and hassled and hassled again. Incredible variety of market stalls, I would recommend offering a third of the original price asked, bought a Moroccan tea set for 200MAD when it was originally offered for 680MAD. You could probably go lower again. Worth learning Moroccan for no thanks so that you can let them know... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A very vibrant and colorful place. A lot of stuff going on. The street artists will try to approach you and pretend to know you. Unless you like this kind of attention, try to ignore them and they will leave you alone. Other than that enjoy the atmosphere and try to go to the first floor of one of the... More 

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Thank Arez A
Montevideo Department, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would recommend have lunch or a tea on the "Cafe de France", it is not too expensive, even though it is not cheap. But it is really worth it and from there you can take very nice photos. If you want to see the environment at night, just take a quick walk of no more of 5 minutes, the... More 

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Thank Pedro P
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall we were a little disappointed with this place and the surrounding souks. It's something of a culture shock and the variety of sights, smells and sounds is interesting, but there's a sameness to it which becomes very familiar after a strolling around for a while. There was a very limited choice of restaurant/cafe options in the area. It's worth... More 

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Orlando, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Marrakech is truly a must see destination, with unmatched history and sites. Words cannot describe the excitement and chaos of Jamaal El fnaa one would have to see this ancient bustling city in person. Great for shoppers looking for leather goods and jewelry. Please remember to smell the leather before purchasing because if it reeks of pigeon poop which is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't be put off to try the food at the stalls - it's delicious Just be weary of puck picketers and also beggars - they're everywhere, the people at our hotel said don't give them anything they will only ask for more

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Thank toriatienza
Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the old square with my family and 2 year old son. All the people around where just concerned about asking for money from us. As we were being approached by all the local people it ruined the experience of the markets.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy square with food stalls and souks, snake charmers etc. We went first time with a guide which the hotel provided which was a complete waste as he stopped us from buying from most places and kept taking us to expensive stalls which I think he was getting commission from. We had our baby with us and felt perfectly... More 

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Thank HeartOnFire6
Balsall Common, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a must visit when in Marrakesh wish a frantic atmosphere. But be prepared to be pestered as a tourist by sellers of tacky toys and trinkets, and by pushy touts if you walk through the food area or past the line of Kaleshes. Do not be mislead by those who smile but simply want your money. Found the cruel... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not to be missed experience with so much going on . Music, noise and sellers of all sorts with the souks leading off from the main square . The snake charmers and chained moneys were a worry as I understand they are not supposed to have these. This is cruel as is the way they treat their horses and donkeys,... More 

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