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Medina

Chefchaouen, Morocco
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Casablanca, Morocco
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

If you are going to Chef, you will definitely wind up in the medina. In my opinion, Chefchaouen has the best rugs in Morocco (and maybe the cheapest as well).

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Excellent shopping in the medina, people are friendly and helpfull, highlights include a soap shop with hand made lotions ad potions piled high, as if it were something out of Harry Potter

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

When I was in Chefchaouen it was very busy with place filled with tourists. Even so, inside the medina was still a relaxing and magical experience. The food that is on offer is world class and cheap. Ofcourse grab yourself a fresh orange juice from one of the many vendors. I didn't find there to be any hassle from the... More

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Fuengirola, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A small and intimate medina, painted in blue and full of little shops. Weekends are not recommended as tourism is growing and many people are coming for the weekend from nearby Spain. During the week you can experience the authentic Moroccan life in the medina, taking marvelous shots in the small winding streets. Don't miss the view from above, from... More

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Ingleside, Illinois, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

One of the best parts of exploring a city is to get lost and just wander around. If you have a good sense of direction, you are never really lost. Get up early in the morning before people are out and about. Enter the medina and wander off into the side streets. The blue walls and walkways are a photographers... More

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Sacramento, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

By comparison, the Chefchaouen medina is smaller and more intimate than medinas in larger cities such as Meknes or Tangier. Nestled aginst the face of the Rif Mountains of northwest Morocco, the medina, like the town, requires walking up steep streets to reach all the attractions. The medina contains shops which feature many textiles, including handwoven rugs, wool blankets, and... More

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Malaga, Spain
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112 reviews 112 reviews
45 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

All people visiting Chefchauen feel haunted and atracted by this lovely medina. I have been in other medinas along Morocco: Fez, Marraketch, Rabat, Tanger, Tetuan among others and I have to say that Chefchauen is one of my favourites. It reminds me a lot to the little Granada, Spain villages. The small white and blue washed houses with thousands of... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The charm of the blue-coloured streets, combined with the general friendliness of the locals to make walking this medina a pleasure. In other cities, the medina is vast and full of pushy people, here it is much nicer.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Beautiful, quiet and peaceful place. We spent two days here, walking around this amazing light-blue old city, watching sunset in the mountains, absolutely charming! Local people are nice, welcoming.

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northampton uk
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Incredible place. Relaxed small medina a must on any visit to morocco. Must agree with other reviews, do not order mint tea the bees love it and will swarm all over you.

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