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Place du Grand 9 Avril 1947

Tangier 90000, Morocco
+212 678-156271
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The Grand Socco COULD BE a delightful experience. After all, you are in a rather exotic place... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
RobBN
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Normal, IL
Open space, hidden shopping

After emerging from the maze of the Medina it is peacefull to sit here in the park or choose from... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Heli P
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Helsinki, Finland
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Tangier 90000, Morocco
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

The Grand Socco COULD BE a delightful experience. After all, you are in a rather exotic place surrounded by exotic things, and the winding streets and enormous variety of shops and goods is intriguing. HOWEVER, it is impossible to enjoy it due to all of...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

After emerging from the maze of the Medina it is peacefull to sit here in the park or choose from the many cafeterias around it. The mosque has a pink minaret, a small Souk Babouches, slipper market is just beside it. Buying without a hassle...More

Thank Heli P
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

The center of the town is nice, but not much to do. You can see everything in less than 2 hours. Be careful of pickpockets.

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

I've been here a few times and this always feels like a gateway to go pick an adventure. You can go to the water form here, you can go to the madina. You can sit and people watch (locals and tourists). There is such hustle...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Big opensquare with cafes and more room than in the narrow streets of the soccos. Good place to rest your feet.

Thank Thurgav
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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

This was our second time being there and if it's possible, it was more frenetic than the first. This large traffic circle is a destination because of location but really, most of what you see is pretty tired looking. The pace of those vying your...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Place du gand 9 Avril 1947 is a nice place where you can overlook the ocean to Spain and every Friday there are traditional bazaars on the square.

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

This Place is where normally tourists start the visit to the Medina. In High Season is a very crowded place. After sunset its possible so spot some sketches, fights, and cobra demonstrations. This shows are "imported" form other places outside Tangier. The Place is known...More

Thank JoaoMenesesMachado
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Still referred to locally as the Grand Socco (Souk/market) it clearly hasn't been a market for some time. Now a public square but not a place to sit and relax, with the traffic going around and people accosting you.

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

The Grand Socco features in a lot of tourist pictures of Tangier, so is a place which you must see. There are some vendors selling food and goods at night. I like the architecture surrounding the place, esp the Cinema Rif, and the entrance leading...More

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