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“Jemma el Fna” 5 of 5 stars
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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.
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“Jemma el Fna”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The main square in the centre of Marrakech is a fabulous experience, it is a genuine eye opener, from snake charmers to local artists and everything in between.
Best visited at night on Friday or Saturday for the best experience, amazing.

Visited July 2013
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Rabat, Morocco
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“good in small doses”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

be prepared for the hard sell...kids with ballons, monkeys, snakes, acrobats. It's chaos but good fun.

Visited June 2013
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Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
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“full of everything”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

First, take some pictures with the local water sellers and with the singers gnaou. than, buy the delicious fresh orange juice and give a walk around. after you will be tired of so many beggers and seeing so many...everything, eat some cactus fruit, than sit down at the terraces-roof cafes and enjoy the best tea in the world-Marrakech Tea.

Visited June 2013
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“amazing market”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

very busy. best time to go is after sunset. its mainly a night market. the food is cheap. loads of entertainment snake charmers and monkeys :), henna. loads of fun.

Visited June 2013
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“Amazing- Its a must day or night!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

FUll of horse drawn carriages during the day, but I would recommend sitting in a Cafe roof terrace (get there around 6pm grab a drink and watch as the jemaa el Fna changes into a night time street food market) Amazing and the roof top terraces get very busy from 7 onwards.
Food stools 1 and 91 are really really good! All the food seems the same listed but Stall 1 spinach was amazing and spicey. Just be warned of all the hassle you will get to try and pick a food stall but by saying you remember their number and you will pop back later seemed to work.. although it feels very repeative after the 10th time! Its a must day or night

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