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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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“jewish quarter” (28 reviews)
“spice market” (17 reviews)
“bahia palace” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Newly restaured by the King, the Mellah or the old jew neighbourhood is quite interesting and great to visit. There is a museum there and lot of traditonal shops.

Thank KeepingupwithSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Watch out for helpful kid and "students" who say the synagogue or cemetary is closed, they just want to guide you to a shop to get commision. Visit the synagogue first, you get a map of the area there and interesting inforrmation.

Thank JC G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i found the Mellah incredibly touching, though the area is mostly downtrodden and a bit of an almost no-go area. I had a guide from one of the spice shops near bahia palace and he was wonderful. he took me to lazama synogogue which still...More

Thank marlena507
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the old Jewish quarter. Where there is a synagogue here.Surrounded by the market.You need few minutes to see.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 4 December 2017

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 25 November 2017

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

Thank colinbW6984OI
Reviewed 11 November 2017

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
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