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“exotic and funny” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jemaa el Fna

Jemaa el Fna
Central square at entrance to market, Marrakech, Morocco
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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.
Lorenskog Municipality, Norway
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“exotic and funny”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

it is a very special Place With a lot of People, a lot of noise , a lot of smoke from grills and very facinating.

Visited September 2013
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“Crazy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This is the fast beating heart of the Medina. In the early morning you can have freshly squeezed orange juice from the carts. During the day you have typically tourist attractions avialable, like snake charmers, monkeys, men dressed in traditional outfits, etc Make sure you agree a price with them for the pictures and videos before you start recording. You have to haggle nearly everywhere in the Medina. In the evening the place is full of story tellers and you can have something to eat at the food stalls. Be picky as there are lots of them. It's good to ask at your Riad which ones are the best. The stalls are cheap but you have to tip.

Visited October 2013
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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“Great Experience...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This place is really full of life, but at night it is really crazy.... Entertainment, stalls, food..

Visited October 2013
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“Venue Moroccan charm.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Before entering the square, it is better to be patient and resist the attacks of the aggressive vendors. It is better not ask anything, Moroccans always will offer you guides to places of friends and then receive a hard sell.

Visited September 2013
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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“the famous Market Place”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

It wasn't our kind of 'thing'. Too busy with Tourists - I know we are all Tourists, the ambience wasn't quite what we expected, the Cafes around this place were not very charming - this is our experience which doesn't mean others like that place

Visited September 2013
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