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“Great little souk area” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mellah

Mellah
Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #18 of 62 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This is the Jewish neighborhood in Marrakech. Here you´ll find the Lezama Synagoge, an important historical site, as well as other eating and shopping opportunities.
London, United Kingdom
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“Great little souk area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Great for spices a calmer atmosphere but a great walk through on way to Jma - nice handicrafts and metal work.

Visited July 2013
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“Hammam Ziani, Marrakech”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Don't let the front entrance or the website of this hidden treasure detour you. We stumbled on this little treasure whilst walking the streets of the jewish quarter. After four men enticed us to come in and look, we got a small tour of a very authentic and traditional raid. When we returned that evening we were given tea upon arrival, a small basket filled with towel, road, slippers and disposable panties and the most wonderful, personal and real service we have had yet to experience. The women who serviced us we the sweetest and had hands of gold. REALLY! I am rating my aragon oil rub as one of the best I have ever had. The environment was relaxed, inviting, clean and fun. It was a first for my 15 year old daughter and the women could not have been more wonderful and made her feel so comfortable. Fantastic service. BEST prices. For 540 dir. we left feeling like a million bucks!
Hammam Zani 14 Rue Riad Zitoune jdid, Marrakech www.hammamziani.ma

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“nice to be off the beaten track”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

seemed like a more authentic version of the medina. kids were playing in the streets and it just felt more like a normal place where people live without the tourists. Went into the jewellery quarter and had some lovely jewels - gold and silver - to salivate over. Worthhile, definitely.

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“really fascinating”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

It was market day- and all the locals were shopping. The most realistic experience so far. Not touristy. Streets are fascinating and show real life

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“Have to go”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

if you want to see how leather is treated then you have to visit this place. It smells terrible but a very good experience.

Visited June 2013
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