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Marrakech Souk

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Address: Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech, Morocco
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$23.00*
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Medina Guided Shopping Tour in Marrakech
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3-Hour Marrakech Souks and Medina Walking Tour

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It was cultural, cheap and cheerful. Everything is repetitive. It was extremely smelly lol. But not much harassment or heavy sales. Only touch stuff if u r going to buy. Nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Tina B
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

massive expanse of tiny streets which are easy to get lost in so get a good street map. watch your handbag/wallet and don't flash cash. Always barter, try and get half the asking price.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If you are a visitor to Marrakesh you absolutely must visit this place. DO NOT GO WITHOUT A GUIDE. If you get lost in the Souk ,you will not find your way out. It is a warren of narrow streets and interconnecting passages,Throngs of people, Donkey carts, mopeds, cars all cheek by jowel. It is Bedlam. Not to be missed.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Once you escape from the tourist trap edges and get deep into the souk where the goods are manufactured in and often sold direct from the tiniest of workshops it is a totally alien place, full of vibrancy and smells. Amazing to experience this as a visitor, but I would not want to be one of the workers. It felt... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The souks are fairly similar to souks all over the Middle Eastern world. We weren't pestered as much as in some other places (or here 40 or 50 years ago) but our guide was only interested in taking us to places where he could earn commission.

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Thank JimThomasKew
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It was cultural, cheap and cheerful. Everything is repetitive. It was extremely smelly lol. But not much harassment or heavy sales. Only touch stuff if u r going to buy. Nice atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It is so facinating to walk around the souk in Marrakech with evething you can buy on show from ladies bags to spices every! this is a must see too

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Thank Saxblower
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A riot of colour, a warren of alleyways, everyone wants to sell, you something, and you need to barter

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Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

An amazing experience but not for the feint hearted! Really need to have your wits about you as the stall holders are always ready to make a fast buck albeit with a smile and friendly conversation! It is all spend, spend, spend! Watch out for pick pockets and keep walking!! A great experience all the same by day but much... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A great place to buy lots of interesting items. Don't be afraid to barter. End up paying less than 1/2 the asking price. Start low and go up in small amounts. Smile a lot - it will pay dividends!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This was the best part of Marrakech. It can be a bit intimidating, but dive right in. It is a feast for the senses. The smells of spices and the colors of the stalls were outstanding. Haggling is part of the fun. Don't be upset. If you see something similar for a bit less. Pay what it is worth to... More 

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