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El Hedim Square

Ave Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco
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“snake charmers” (21 reviews)
“bab mansour” (17 reviews)
“all kinds” (4 reviews)
Ave Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a another market here.Lots of shops selling goods to tourists. The goods are cheap.I did not see any snake charmers.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't get the appeal, honestly. I guess it's "interesting" to walk through it but to me, there's nothing else. It's a square, wow, big deal. You know, like a place where people come, buy things, discuss, eat at restaurants, socialize... or where tourist congregate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

El Hedim is a classical example of one of Moroccoan Imperial cities monumental type of squares. It divides two cities, monumental pallace complex of Sultan Moulay Ismail and medina. Pallace grounds are almost four times bigger than those od an old city. Square is lovelly,...More

2  Thank NikolaCelic
Reviewed 1 week ago

There's plenty to see in this smaller market square, especially looking down from the rooftop cafes although we didn't try them being short of time. But it's well worth a visit with the typical local shops selling everything from shoes to dates. It's probably more...More

Thank lynda m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is doing a decent job trying to live up to the Djemaa el Fna in Marrakech. In the afternoons the street vendors and entertainers get going and give you much to enjoy.

Thank jamescollenette
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is a big square with restaurants and stalls selling Moroccan goods, spices, produce, meats, soaps and lots and lots of sweets that looked pretty good. We strolled around but did not buy anything.

Thank Samiya7
Reviewed 26 November 2017

There are two different rooftop cafes that overlook the square One close to the bab, easy to see the white umbrellas on top. It charges a 15 dirham entrance fee that includes a drink of choice. However, the better one in my opinion is in...More

Thank Alyssa G
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is directly across the street from the Bab Mansour Gate so if you stop to see the gate give it a quick view and head across the street to the square. I got the sense that 90% or more of the markets here cater...More

1  Thank dskid
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Beware of the 2nd restaurant on the left that has a yellow menu card and sells “fresh grilled chicken”. The menu looks pretty cheap and (of course) they’ll try their best to get you eat in their restaurant. They will charge you extra, which they...More

1  Thank Caballero28
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Large place between the Meknes main gate and the Souks. Dealer with porcelain, traditionel Moroccian issues and Meeting Point of all tourists and guided tours. Entrance to the market and souks with a lot of small sale Points for fruits, vegetables, meat, spices, clothes and...More

Thank Roland K
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