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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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Interesting to visit - don't bither eating there

At sunset the entire square comes to life as food vendors and tourists merge. It's s fantastic place to walk around and soak up the atmosphere, but don't bother eating here as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

A fantastic experience was had at Jemaa el Fna! The Atmosphere at night is electric and crazy! It will be a marmite experience - you'll either love it or hate it. Personally I loved the noise, the sights, the crowds, the small huddles of locals playing games, singing, playing music and dancing. The 'street food' stalls all basically sell the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

All you expect from this square, Daytime the market where you can buy just about anything. Nightime just so special, snake charmers, acrobats, traditional music and dancing. You do get a little hassled by the traders but they usually take a firm NO and leave you alone. Worth putting up with any amount of hassle just for the experience

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

At sunset the entire square comes to life as food vendors and tourists merge. It's s fantastic place to walk around and soak up the atmosphere, but don't bother eating here as the food is generally average in taste and overpriced. We do reccomend visiting cart 72 for some spiced tea - a real treat on a cooler evening.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The square is great place to try all new foods very busy but fun great atmosphere and if feeling brave snake charmers to have your photo taken lots going on all day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The cultural experience that you must see, specially at sunset. You get to experience music, food and all sort of commerce on this big open square. Hard to describe so you better live it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This square is heaps of fun, worth visiting more than once, keep your money hidden! Lots of places to eat and watch the crowds. Good fun for kids

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We were staying in a Riad fairly close to this square so walked through it several times during our stay. Although it was worth seeing as a totally full on sensory experience (interesting smelling food, noise of drums, hundreds of people trying to make a living from having their photo taken, selling bangles, henna tattoos etc), I didn’t like it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Full of charm and bustling energy. One of the top tourist spots in Marrakech and well worth a prolonged visit. The fresh orange juice sold in the Square is really thirst quenching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

What an amazing place..totally transforms at night. Grab a cold drink at one of the rooftop terraces and watch the performance unfold. Loved the buzz..exciting vibrant noisy smelly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

A sensory overdrive! The noise, smells, sights! Be careful of the snake charmers and monkey men as they will try to get a you to take photos...for a price! Visit in the afternoon and at night!

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