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El Hedim Square

Ave Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco
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  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
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“snake charmers” (20 reviews)
“bab mansour” (15 reviews)
“all kinds” (3 reviews)
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Ave Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco
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11 - 20 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 4 May 2017

If visiting the nearby Bab Mansour Gate it is worth taking your life in your hands and crossing over the road to the square. Street traders are more "aggressive" than elsewhere - beware of having a snake draped around you and then being asked for...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 23 April 2017

There is nothing to see at the square. The only thing that might be interesting is Bab Mansour Gate. And it is difficult to take a good shot because of heavy traffic on the road between the gate and the square. It is not allowed...More

1  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Nothing special, compared to the rest of the squares in the big cities. I wouldn't recommend eating neither in this area.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Place el-Hedime translates to Square of the Ruins. The Square is monumental, and was designed to impress as this is the way into the Imperial City. The Bab Mansour is at the top of the Square. The Square is lively with many cafes, snake...More

1  Thank redeco
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Well, at least snake handlers playing a sort of pungi. The Square, topped by the town's landmark gate, comes to life in the late afternoon and evening and fills with with crowds playing games of chance, listening to story-tellers, etc. You can get your hands...More

Thank Treece_MN
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This square is very nice to visit at night, then there are many merchandices, attractians, musicicians and artist hanging arround.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Just go and stand in the middle of the square there's the huge gate and defensive walls one end the far end is a museum and back streets full of traders selling shoes,fruit, clothes, electricals etc, there are places to eat, small stall holders selling...More

Thank debspants
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

At the El Hedim Square on a Friday afternoon, not to busy, but great view of the magnificent Bab Mansour.

Thank Riedwaan J
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

It's tbr point where hour cabbie stops you for entry inside the medina..museum close by was shut so we couldn't take advantage .bab Mansour is close by and opposite are the several horse carriages which negotiate upto 100dh for a ride around the square and...More

1  Thank chandrapriti
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Quite a lot going on. Bloody awful hustle from the grim looking retardants along one side. I can't imagine many places from my travels that I wouldn't eat at in preference over this square! No real entertainment as such when we were there - just...More

Thank Gus L A
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