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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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“jewish quarter” (28 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The synagogue and the cemetary are stunning and sobering reminders of the rich history of the jews in morocco in general, and Marrakech in particular. If you get to the synagogue for shabbat services (Friday nightfall, Saturday morning) you get an extra treat.

Thank Max92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For Jews, for everyone come and see 27,000 graves that are being renovated. Great caretakers that need a donation.

Thank colinbW6984OI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting the Mellah, the Jewish section, is a necessity because the Jews and the Moors that were expelled from Spain in 1492. They both came to Morocco and lived in peace and harmony until Moroccan independence from France in 1956 when the Jews left in...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Most of the original people here have moved to Israel or have left fir better spots in Tuen. The ones that are left live above their businesses as before but you can see the synagogue and cemetery that were formed long ago.

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The Mellah, the old part of the city where Jews used to live, is well kept and you can walk there and see the amazing synagogue "slat lazama" , the cemetery (Beit Hachaim), the streets etc. everything stand in his place and well maintain and...More

Thank michal P
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It was so interesting to see all of the Jewish history in Morocco. Visited the cemetery, the synagogues, the little shops... spend a whole day there, it's worth it.

Thank Yafit F
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A lot of streets and each one of them have its own character. The Mellah is popular Jewish community in Marrakech, place that you need to visit and experience the meaning of that neighborhood, of course if your time permits. It’s not crowded and its...More

Thank Kosta-Macedonia
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We stayed in the Mellah and visited the synagogue and the Jewish cemetery and it was interesting to see the cemetery, especially the older graves. Learning about the Jewish experience in a predominately Islamic country was great!

Thank anissa96
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The Mellah (Jewish quarter) is sometimes overlooked and is a bit more off the beaten track (and in the opposite direction of Jemma al Fna). I visited the Mellah's cemetery which has been rejuvenated. Following the war, the cemetery wasn't maintained and became overgrown. But...More

Thank JulieWoodstock_ON
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the Synagogue which was interesting only 10 Dirhams per person. It worth 20 minutes of your time but easy to miss, the security guard is the give away. After that we were guided by a local youth he we couldn't shake off,...More

Thank Steve K
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