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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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Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It was not overwhelming and will prepare us for our next 2 places y To visit in Morocco. Did not find the touts to be aggressive, often very warm and friendly. Cautious about 'made locally', my 'Berber dress, made in the Sahara' was made in India.

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Puerto Rico
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was really excited to sea the blue pearl, but it was an good experience not extraordinary. Maybe my expectations was too high. I don't recomend this on summer, definitely that affect my experience, because is crazy hot, dry hot and is not enjoyable to walk around that type of weather. I suggest to do this by tour. I'm a... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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