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Chefchaouen Old City

Chefchoauen | Marocco, Chefchaouen 52450, Morocco
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We liked chef as it was a lot more mellow than the hustle and bustle if the big cities medina. The sellers don't hassle but they don't really drop prices either , some nice food in the main square, lots if hilly alleyways to explore !

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Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

It is beautiful and we loved it. People are friendly and helpful. They sell amazing things from the desert and from other places of Marrocos at good prices.

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Glen Ellen, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A good break from the crazy busy Medinas in larger Moroccan cities. The rural city character and intense blue and white buildings are pleasing. It is a hillside town so you have a lot of steps and sloped cobble streets but if your not in a hurry it shouldn't be a problem. Good restaurants and a lot to see. Give... More

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Bochum, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A very nice medina with a lot of interesting shops, very unique. Especially the blue color is omnipresent and very characteristic.

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Pezenas, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Even in August Chefchaouen was not too overcrowded and the people are super friendly. The blue painted buildings are wonderful, it's great to just wander the back streets and enjoy the views of the mountains through the gaps in the blue buildings.

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Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to the cooler, cloudy/rainy adorable town of Chefchaouen in the Rif mountain range. In the mountains it was a bit cooler at night than I expected, but it was over a mile high in altitude so I should have known it would be cool. Although touristy in places this is a wonderful city to visit for... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Blue washed buildings, huge network of alleyways, easy to get lost. Very picturesque, good carpet shopping !!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Just one of the most beautiful places that I've visited. Winding down corners, Chefchaouen is safe for a wonder.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

i loved the buzz around this area,, lots of interesting locals bartering , and oblivious to tourists

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

One of the loveliest medinas in all of Morocco, this little blue old town will take your heart and make you stay for quite a few days in order to explore, stroll around and find all its secrets. The locals are very lovely except only if you are trying to photograph them, always ask permission to take a photo of... More

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