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Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech 40030, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While im Marakesh you definitely have to try the Souks in Medina. I advise people to go to visit the Souks late during the day since they stay opened until 3 o clock in the morning. Its a wonderful experience.

Thank mirabelaelena252018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’d never have navigated this place without a local guide and while we suspect a lot was “engineered” for us it was still very enlightening.

Thank JMBFDublin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the souk with my family after hearing a great deal about it. It is full of everything from fossils found in the local area, fake football kit, carpets, rugs. The experience is well worth the visit.

Thank Gnrpross
Reviewed 3 days ago

The souks are famous in Morocco for their variety in markets. They are a complicated maze. It is almost impossible not to get lost. I would advise ensuring you keep a good map on you. These people will all try reel you into their shops....More

Thank Catriona D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting if perhaps a little too biased towards tourism in much of it. The juice vendors in the square are very welcome. The persistent food sellers in the evening can be entertaining.

Thank Fluoride
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walk around its narrow alleys, enjoy watching the people and the crazy bike/moped drivers, relax and have fun. If someone is approaching you trying to suggest you a direction, show decision and with a smile just say La Shakran (No thank you) and you'll be...More

Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 4 days ago

A real eye-opener for someone from western Europe - crowded, mopeds weaving through narrow passages, people calling to you from stalls, restaurants and shops and of course lots of colourful good and spices, and smells. Very hot when we visited in July but some undercover.

Thank Howard D
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is alive with sounds and movement. It is captivating and enchanting, a must for all visitors to Marrakech. However, do not get carried away. The vendors will charm you and entice you into buying everything you do not need or want. The local...More

Thank leonce74
Reviewed 5 days ago

These streets were very crowded with vendors trying to sell us things here and there - also very easy to get lost without a guide!! Luckily after our guide showed us the way, we were able to find our way back home.

Thank Genevive N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow! 12,000 souks in the Médina! A true shoppers dream. Highly recommend a private tour for 4 hours first—-we loved Noura Kassimi (local English speaking guide. Noura2102@hotmail.com. She gave us an overview and took us to areas we were interested in—-not just the typical souvenir...More

Thank Andrea M
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Chris M
16 July 2018|
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Response from juki2018 | Reviewed this property |
i hate them too! just avoid the market square, which is hard to. so, the alternative is to walk on the sides than passing through the centre. otherwise, the souk is a must visit!
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Mise1004
5 June 2018|
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Response from AlanMichaelWard | Reviewed this property |
Most airlines on the route require luggage to be booked in advance so it might depend on the type of your ticket. The idea to have a rolled up kitbag/duffle in your single outgoing luggage is ok if the airline allows one... More
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Ann-margret C
1 April 2018|
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Response from comicman | Reviewed this property |
Ann are you looking for traditional shoes. If so then 100 to 150 Durham each .there are some with poor workmanship you can get for as low as 40. handbags Moroccan style you can get in the leather souk from 100 to 400 plus... More
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