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Address: Central square at entrance to market, Marrakech, Morocco
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping
Description: 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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Full of mystery and Intrigue, but be prepared!

A hive of activity, different by day to the evening when things really come to life. As others have said, you must have your wits about you re snake charmers and henna ladies... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We went by horse drawn carriage around the new town and then into Jemaa el Fna, what an amazing experience! Like going back in time as you enter the square. This really is a must for anyone visiting Marrakech

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A hive of activity, different by day to the evening when things really come to life. As others have said, you must have your wits about you re snake charmers and henna ladies, give these a wide berth unless you want tp part with more money than you intended! Also watch for those who appear to know you and want... More 

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Ames, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our guide took us to this square one evening. We enjoyed strolling around, looking at the locals who flock to this place in the evenings, peering in various shops, looking at the wares of street vendors etc. The surfaces of the streets and in the square are uneven, so one needs to take some care in walking around. I do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Of course it's well known that in this famous place the sellers will always try to grab your attention to attract you to their shop. You'll also need to learn to bargain, a lot ! But the place is really nice and you can find all the souvenirs that you want !

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yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Exciting square to visit. Be sure to haggle to get the best bargains! Also women need to beware of the 'henna ladies'.. They will grab your hands and not let go whilst they syringe henna onto them. Everything else is harmless. Would recommend Aqua cafe/restaurant and La Perle du Sud restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Different cultures of all world in a very busy and espetacular square. Lots of things to buy and to visit.

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Jeddah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A breath taking place, with mane performers competing to catch your attention (and tips): snake charmers, traditional dancers and food vendors. You get an unbelievable view from the balconies around the square wile enjoying Moroccan tea. Very vibrant and colorful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

this was a lovely lively place to go the orange juice was the best lots of stalls we brought little camels and the henna ladies are really nice nd we did our henna there on last day bc

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place really come alive at sunset, with loads of market stalls...mostly selling the same things! Food, freshly squeezed Orange juice etc. Beautiful and picturesque when lit up. Try not to take pictures of any snake charmers unless you want to pay them!

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Buzzing with life! Be aware of the sneaky excuses for money I.e. photos with snakes and henna (they start decorating before you have a chance to ask how much!)

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Address: Central square at entrance to market, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech

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