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Jemaa el-Fnaa

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This is the entrance to the outdoor market and food court of the city center.more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wild place is filled with people and scents and color and a heartbeat. Beyond the snake charmers and poor monkeys running around in collars and leash, the experience of eating local cuisine in one of the many restaurants, buying spices, and bargaining...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You may find any interesting and exotic thing in the square and in the streets which is around the square. Looks amazing and attractive.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Yasmus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place to visit 2 times: day & night. Impressive the different scenarios. Walk around, enjoy, smell, see, be patient. An experience.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited marrakech in June and we’d heard a lot from people who’ve been about haggling/watch your bags etc. So were aware of that, however nothing could prepare us for the craziness of the square! Although fascinating at first, with the narrow and colourful shopping...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Lovetravelsx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an incredible day in the Atlas mountains, highly recommend) NOT the night food stalls. We read about the life at the Djemaa el-Fna food stalls so decided to try it. It is true mayhem which is not necessarily a bad thing in travel....More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank JohnnyQTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here in AIRBNB it was great local to everything. Loved being in the middle of the hussle and bustle of this place. Would highly recommend it you will love it. So easy to get around. Enjoy

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mutansar B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you aren't comfortable being harassed and grabbed/touched by some of the most aggressive hawkers anywhere on the planet, step into the dojo for a truly unique experience. Not for the faint of heart but if you are up for the challenge you will find...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BostonKeegs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything in Marrakech revolves around the central square. Lots of cafe and restaurants to eat around the outside or try a meal at a pop up stall but be careful that what you're eating is fully cooked! Catch a horse and cart ride from here...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very lively and interesting place, with street vendors, that sell small souvenirs or food. We had dinner there at the 'food hall'. Dinner was grilled meat with sides. There is a lot to do for sure.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank eliflovestotravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Big Square last night and had a good dinner overlooking the square. We liked it because it is so different from anything we have in the United States. It's very crowded and no credit cards are accepted. Only cash. Very few people...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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spencerisright
July 18, 2019|
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Response from Sims_1976 | Reviewed this property |
Dar Nour El Houda, #8 out of over a thousand, excellent staff and breakfast, beautiful small place if you are looking for an inexpensive option ... I reviewed it recently, check that out.
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camiloa485
June 5, 2019|
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Response from Gatsbyswing | Reviewed this property |
hi there, it varies, some of the shops in the market area close around midnight but many of the shops are open until 3-4am, so you will be fine and they are open from around 6:30-7am - hope that helps
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hggw
May 19, 2019|
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Response from AnneSeymour66 | Reviewed this property |
Best time is on an evening as all the pop up food places have been assembled. During Ramadan is not the best idea (due to end early June), as not as much going on. Ladies don’t need to be covered, but you may feel more... More
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