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“This is the Heart of Marrakech!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jemaa el Fna

Jemaa el Fna
Central square at entrance to market, Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #12 of 91 attractions in Marrakech
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods, Performances
Activities: Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This is the entrance to the outdoor market and food court of the city center.
Pleasanton, California
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“This is the Heart of Marrakech!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

I have no idea how many people are there every night but it seemed like thousands. Fortunately it is a big square and everyone was enjoying themselves without any problems. Do eat at one of the stalls there.

Visited May 2013
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“Unmissable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

You have to see this place - both by day and by night. The famous arrival of the food vendors at dusk is great - the food less so. The drummers and singers are exciting and the snake charmers strangely disturbing. Be prepared to pay for everything you look at

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“Unique experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

An absolute must visit, yes it is dirty, crowded and smelly but that is all part of the experience of being in a very unique City! You see things here you would never see anywhere else! From snake charmers to stalls with hundreds of second hand teeth! A definite must-do in Marrakech!

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“So scary ,too much hassle especially for women”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Will not recommend this area in the night time for women alone
Too much hassle , dirty and noisy .we did not try the food either

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“Heart of Marrakech”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

If you are not there, then u r not in Marrakech. Heart and Soul of Marrakech, A Must visit towards the evening. Amazing space and activities

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