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“Friendly people” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Medina of Marrakech

Medina of Marrakech
Marrakech, Morocco
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Marrakech Discovery Tour
Ranked #6 of 76 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This is one of the major landmarks in the city. It is a World Heritage Site and serves as a commercial center for much of central Morocco.
Bearsted, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Friendly people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

loved the hustle and bustle. So many interesting things to look at. Great people watching sitting in a cafe watching everything going on. It was great having my brother and sister in law who speak French.

Visited May 2012
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Regensburg, Germany
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“Crowdy but worth to see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Marrakech Medina is verry crowdy with lots of Scooters in the small streets but deffinately worth to see

Visited April 2013
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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“don't get lost!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Winding alleys, lots of merchants, much repetition of wares, actually cleaner than in some other medinas in Morocco.

Visited April 2013
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“So very unique”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

Nothing quite compares to the uniqueness of the ancient medina of Marrakech, just make sure you are a savvy tourist and read up on all of the street acts before you go, or you will end up paying 10x to 15x the going rate for anything from a picture with a monkey to a taxi ride.

Visited April 2013
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“Winding alleyways and market stalls”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The medina is a maze of tiny alleyways through which motorcycles somehow manage to slalom through a sea of people.

There are market stalls selling everything from mass produced tourist tat to dates and nuts, and on some streets you can see locals do their shopping, which means there is at least some authenticity behind the big carnival put on for the sake of outsiders.

Visited April 2013
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