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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“small square” (6 reviews)
“mint tea” (6 reviews)
“lots of shops” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Tangier, Morocco
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"small square"
in 6 reviews
"mint tea"
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"lots of shops"
in 2 reviews
"tangier medina"
in 3 reviews
"call to prayer"
in 2 reviews
"an interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"old city"
in 3 reviews
"tourists"
in 6 reviews
"stalls"
in 3 reviews
"el"
in 2 reviews
"bazaar"
in 2 reviews
"alley"
in 2 reviews
"merchants"
in 2 reviews
"adventure"
in 2 reviews
"market"
in 3 reviews
"tanger"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tourists groups climbing up from the port to Medina are constantly harassed here by street vendors pushing products to their faces, moving individually you are left in peace. Businesses have suffered from the negative publicity, one big souvenir shop has closed down, the more interesting...More

Thank Heli P
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to get oriented in tangier. There is not much to do except a little cafe and some touristy shops.

Thank greconj
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We ate lunch at an open cafe on Petit Socco ("little square") - simple crepes and coffee - and watched the world go by, occasionally politely repelling beggars, shoe shine guys and stray cats (the city is overrun with them, as are many ports, but...More

Thank KJGC
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Petit socco is an interesting place to take you cofee break during walking the medina. It is luckily in very nice shadows.

Thank budland56
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Large and impressive local market, mainly food. Fish section particularly impressive - you could buy a whole shark if you wanted; poulty section not for the squeamish - it is commonplace to by a live chicken then have it despatched by the butcher (at least...More

Thank David_Wokingham
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Our hotel was on the street and we had a balcony, so it was nice to pop our heads out and have a nosey at the happenings. It was a little noisy at night, but wasn't too bad. Used to be one of the main...More

Thank doofvfood
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I visited this area every day I was in Tangier. Has many cafes and restaurants at this location. Don't forget to look up to second floor as some buildings have cafes there as well.

Thank chinomad60640
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Petit Socco is just a small square in the middle of the town with some shops and restaurants around. There is nothing exceptional, so I wouldn’t really call it a tourist sight, but rather a square to pass by.

Thank Holger C
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Petit Socco is an open section of the Medina surrounded by buildings and shops of all types. Our guide explained the history of the famous people who lived there before it became a home for refugees. Fortunately, it is now a much safer area...More

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

While you will find there lots of cheap hostels, in this area living thousands of poor people and refugees, using drugs and smooking hashish. The caffes rip the tourist of/cofe for foreigners 15 dh, for locals 7dh/ and the atmosphere can be at night dangerous!...More

1  Thank Simon G
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