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Marrakech Souk

Address: Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech, Morocco
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Type: Neighborhoods, Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion, Other
Activities: Shopping, People-watching
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Type: Neighborhoods, Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion, Other
Activities: Shopping, People-watching
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews 113 reviews
45 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Friday is the Muslim holy day and many of the workshops will be closed and not as full of life as expected. Many of the shops in the Souk sell the same merchandise and much of it is unfortunately made in China, forcing the real craftsmen out if business. Try to purchase from a stall where you can actually see... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

A miriad of narrow streets with endless intriguing market stalls. However, if you go without a guide, it is very easy to lose sense of direction and get completely lost. It took us over an hour to find the exit from behind this walled market place. In the end, after being given wrong directions from some of the stall holders,... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

You name it they have it. Take a guide or you could end up anywhere. Worth the money, you'll see what you want to see and buy all the right gifts.

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Bath, UK
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

We toured the main square with all its snake charmers, jugglers, traders and food stalls with a guide who then took us through the souk. Very typical of souks throughout Middle East with hundreds of stalls selling just about everything imaginable. Very noisy as traders vie for your attention (and hopefully you money). All very friendly and bartering is truly... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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195 reviews 195 reviews
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177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

See my review on the Medina -- be ready to get totally lost! But there's some fun stuff in here if you take the time to look.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

The sellers are not agressive they are just persistant and will always ask you to look at something or try something. It is not something that should put you off going through the souks, just enjoy it and keep saying no or 'la' unless you are interested but then you should expect to not be left alone whilst you browse.... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

you can't go to Marrakesh and not visit the Souk. It's enourmous, but with a little thought easy to navigate. Most of the shops sell exactly the same stuff. Ao barganing must benyou're trade to not overpay. Walk away if pricing is not right for you. We sometimes managed to get three items for the initial price given for one... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Just hold your nerve and wander. So much to choose from.We bought pashminas and leter spices from the jewish quarter.Younfg men all to willing to help you but they will take you to the shops where they no doubt get a payment. It is however part of the fun of it.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The Souks are fascinating and full of all sorts of goodies, especially the part where leather goods are sold. You have to be careful as I think the stall holders are trained to see where your eyes are looking and pounce as soon as they think you are eying their goods. Personally this puts me off so they lost themselves... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Marrakech is fantastic and a wonderful place to visit. I will be back. I wish my TripAdvisor friends to be aware of some shenanigans that may happen. We were walking in the Bab Doukala area late at night. A young adult man was following my girlfriend with his hand on her behind. After we confronted him and he and friends... More 

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