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Marrakech Souk

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Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech 40030, Morocco
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Reviewed today

You can’t visit Marrakech and not go to the souks. Shopping can be a little strenuous, but looking is fabulous. Difficult to navigate, so we didn’t follow the many side alleys.

Thank ald642018
Reviewed today

You don't need a "guide". Use the GPS in your phone to find your way in and out of the souks. A map and compass will also work. The colors, noise, and smells can be a little bit overwhelming; having a quiet Riad to retreat...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed today

One of the main and popular attractions in Marrakech. There are lot of interesting things to see and to buy. Of course there is a lot of hassle to get you to part from your well earn cash. Be polite but firm with the vendors....More

Thank Moses P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best times being in Morocco. There was so much to see and do in the souks...and at night it was chaos meets excitement. The best time to go is a couple of hours before sundown, so you’re there to see what the...More

Thank Chandra S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Still very traditional souk selling loads of stuff, not all aimed at tourists. Good to get lost in. You'll always be able to find your way out. Beware of mopeds and scooters which everywhere weave in and out at high speed. You'll be fine if...More

Thank docxerxes
Reviewed yesterday

The scale of the Souk is huge and not for the fainthearted. Traffic is busy within the souk with motobikes, skooters and people all moving in every direction. Deliveries on top of this by trailers and small trucks makes movement around difficult. Keep your wits...More

Thank rockville41
Reviewed yesterday

We chose to do it during the day, as we had read reviews which actual had us quite frightened to go especially as were 2 women, there was plenty to see and do, we stopped in the medena for a nice drink and watched everyone,...More

Thank Emmlis
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the souk on a very wet day with a guide arranged by our hotel. This was well worth the money. He guided us round all the narrow alleys taking us to places we would probably gave missed. So interesting to see the blacksmiths...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a rabbit warren of shops. The sellers are friendly and not too pushy. There are so many things you can buy smell and see that after a while you can get information overload. It is surprising how much is stuffed into this space....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 days ago

we had hoped to browse and maybe spend some money in the souks, but it became a nightmare of noisy motor bikes, most of which were not delivering or seemed to have any purpose in the souk except to show off to their mates.

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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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