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“small square”(6 reviews)
“lots of shops”(2 reviews)
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All reviews small square tangier medina lots of shops walk up an interesting place old city street vendors tourists landmark el bazaar tanger market
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was part of our private tour of Tangier. We were able to explore some shops while the guide made it to do so in a non-threatening manner.

Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Nice nice nice. Go here When You visit Tanger. Drink a cup of tea of coffee, eat Some sweet things And enjoy!

Thank JanLinksGroningen
Reviewed 25 September 2018

A bit of space in the hurly burly; place to pause; several cafes, helpful old gent in a watch stall - bit a strap for £8, had to get his son to fit it. Turn off here for Legation, Synagogue, Kasbah.

Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 22 July 2018

When you visit the Tangier medina, you must stop at the Petit Socco. Have a coffee and watch the action. The expat community comes here to see and be seen. Travel back in time to the 1950’s and 60’s when poets, writers and musicians hung...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 30 June 2018

A wonderful place to watch people, taste amazing favours, smell exotic spices and hear the sounds of the Medina. I never grew tired of what this place offers.

Thank eileenw92
Reviewed 9 May 2018

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
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
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
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
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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