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Medina

Chefchaouen, Morocco
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural

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Comox, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Haven't been to many medinas, but how could it get any better, lots of shops in a fascinating fairy tale like setting...the shop keepers are respectful and friendly. The main items are local leather crafts, slippers purses and woollen goods such as sweaters, toques, and jellabas. Just walking about is magical everywhere you look!

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wilmington
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79 reviews 79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Sadly, there were lots of guys saying, come see my family business etc etc. Fallowing us, being more aggressive than any other place we visited. This was my third time in Chaouen and I just didn;' expect that. Made me sad. Other than that- it is a gorgeous Medina and if you do decide to shop, once you pick a... More 

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Keswick, Ontario, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

You have the square in the middle with all the little cobblestone pathways around it. There are restaurants, little shops and cafes. There is a kasbah that you can pay 10dh to enter. It has a tower that has a nice view of the town and a prison that is just one room with some chains on the wall. The... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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169 reviews 169 reviews
53 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had done a lot of reading up before we arrived but still we were blown away with this charming medina! Everyone was so friendly! There really weren't any bargains to be found but that was OK, too!

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La Coruna, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Amazing Medina, one of the best in Morrocco. White and blue, It is like a fairy tale place, you could be walking around for days ans still getting lost around the streets without end, stairs, small shops... everybody feel in love the first time here.

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Port Vila
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

As the medina is was easy to explore with its twist and turns. The medina is on a side of a hill so there will be plenty of up-hill and down-hill walking. The square is a good place to have mint tea or fresh fruit juice

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Oakland, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
57 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Loved the ups and downs, the nooks and crannies of the medina. You can spend a day or two exploring and photographing the gorgeous locations and sites.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My trip began in Meknes and my Riad arranged a driver to Chefchaouen for me. The towns are so different and great in their own ways. Chaouen was relaxing and low key. Dar Meziana was in a great location with the nicest staff! It rained a little my first day which made the blue more brilliant. I stayed an extra... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I would return in a New York minute. This is a beautiful medina with wonderful neighborhoods arranged in the warren fashion so popular in the medina-constructing days. If you like taking pictures, please bring along a camera!

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Florida
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237 reviews 237 reviews
61 attraction reviews
451 helpful votes 451 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Charming place is Chef. Our second visit and we're still charmed by the underwater blue vibe the labyrinthine streets provide. Friendly cats, kids, people all. Decent selection of eateries in the old square. Tour groups in the afternoon but you'll have the place to yourself in the evenings. Stay at least two nights. Hike the hills and walk the city... More 

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