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Address: La Ville Nouvelle, Marrakech, Morocco
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A change away from the medina

If you crave a bit of high street shopping during your stay, then this is worth a walk around, many shops including Zara, Mango, Mcdonalds and a shopping mall etc., nice area to... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
Angela M
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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

If you crave a bit of high street shopping during your stay, then this is worth a walk around, many shops including Zara, Mango, Mcdonalds and a shopping mall etc., nice area to walk around for a change

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Much more westernised and less crowded than the old town markets. Easy to find places to eat and drink.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

A lot different to the Jemma el Fna, including the people. Crossing the roads is slightly scary. The KFC was clean and there were some pretty picturesque fountains and greenery

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

Main reason my husband and I would go there was for the McDonald's there. Other than that they have few western shops, such as Zara and Astravida, also ther are some Morrocon brands which are quite cheap and ok depending on what you want to buy. I bought a pair of sandals which were equivalent to about four English pounds.

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Thank SMR5812
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2,470 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 610 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Guéliz has a certain buzz that the sleepy old Medina rather lacks. Its main thoroughfare, Avenue Mohammed V, runs all the way. Modern and trendy, plus heaps of European shops to complement its European style architecture and layout.

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Thank KarolaRS
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016

The center of the new ccity of Marrakech is not very interesting for tourism. Basically there nothing to see so I recommend large Palmeraie for fun and the Medina for culture instead.

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East Hampton, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Gueliz is the area where expats live. The housing is modern and the shops cater to foreign shoppers, no souks here. You can do some fine shopping here. Don't be surprised if the goods are from India, France or elsewhere.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

The new building of the town is situated in Gueliz city, that own all mark of shops, an restaurant, it is nor far away from the main central station of Marakech, it is about 10mn.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Gueliz is definitely worth a visit after Jemaa al Fna and the Marrakesh souk. It is reminiscent of a shopping district one would find in Europe with the likes of Zara, Mango & H&M (albeit at higher prices even after currency conversion). Much less pedestrian traffic than in the souk or Jemaa al Fna and as a result I felt... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Millions of years away from the Medina, but much closer by foot you will find Gueliz or "La ville nouvelle" the new city. Large avenues with lots of places to eat from cafes to gourmet restaurants, also the place to shop - international brands included - You will find a western feeling when in Gueliz. The mix of the two,... More 

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