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“Atmospheric” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jemaa el-Fnaa

Jemaa el-Fnaa
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Shopping in the Souks of Marrakech Private Tour
Ranked #12 of 153 things to do in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This is the entrance to the outdoor market and food court of the city center.
Tir Eoghain
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Atmospheric”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Walk through and be amazed. Prepare to be approached by men with snakes and monkeys (poor animals). They will ask for money if you are taking photos. It is a place that is a must-see but on my trips to Marrakech I never dally long as it's chaotic. Try the fresh orange juice. Eat at least once at the stalls in the evening. Have a mint tea on one of the terraces outside just off the square. Savour the experience but keep your wits about you.

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Very good place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This is a great place to visit. If you are in Marrkesh, this place is a must see location. iTS very cultural and very busy. just beware of being conned by the horse riders. 100 Dirhams is farrrr too much for that

Visited April 2013
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Table View, South Africa
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“Only at night”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

The food stalls at night is a must do as the food is cheap, good and the atmosphere execellent. During the day the area was fairly boring.

Visited April 2013
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Hvidovre
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“Really spectacular!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

- Snakecharmers, exotic potions, music, noise, bicycles, mopeds & people everywhere. A bit difficult to find a decent meal to a good price ...

Visited April 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Great atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

So much fun wandering around the square, taking pictures and chatting to the traders. Be sure to ask before you take pics of peoples stalls as they can often be quite offended or annoyed if you don't.
Had merguez sausages and salsa for dinner from one stall, delicious!

Visited April 2013
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