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Rissani, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really interesting- everything is made and sold here- of course bargaining is par for the course! - from meat to clothes to almonds, dates, sheep, cows, metalwork, woodwork, you name it is there. The most amazing thing was the donkey park- where customers parked their...More

Thank KanwarTavy
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Rissani, on th edge of the Sahara, has one of the most comprehensive locals markets or souks. All the produce is generally local, most produced in the neighbouring oasis and many handcrafts ranging from carpets to the polished fossils

Thank John R
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This souk is definitely authentic, locals come from small desert villages around the area to buy, sell, trade animals, fruits and vegetables, spices, camel saddles, anything and everything you can think of. We ended up at Maison du Sud which was filled with a large...More

Thank kkenworth
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Good experiece to ride camel to an hour to the camp, overnight the camp with good tridional moroccon food and entertement by the staff

Thank zulrubai64
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Definitely one of the best souqs in morocco that we visited. Very authentic and the tourists were few in number so it was basically a local market. Not a tourist market like the souqs are in Fes and Marrakech. We bought a carpet there that...More

Thank TheTravelPirate
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

i am originally from the desert and work as a guide organizing tours in all over Morocco , so i traveled and explored most of the important places of Morocco and i discover that the Rissani market is the best traditional market to visit, in...More

Thank Cruiser679806
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We came here with our guide in March 2015. We love visiting markets so it was really fun for us. We could see a little bit about the distribution of the market, and we found quite unique things. We loved buying fresh dates and spices....More

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Very busy and authentic, outside myself I didn't see many tourists, hassle free busy clean market, quite impressed, fruit section was interesting, oranges seem out of season but picked up a kilo of good quality dates

Thank irishbogman
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Stope and stay in Rissani to see and feel the small desert town Today Rissani continues as an important center for trade.

Thank Exc_Ar_Morocco
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The Berber market is here 3 days a week and is a great local market to walk round. You won't find many tourists or tourist shops but a very busy locals market. We were with a driver and another guide joined us. Beware as we...More

Thank Mark G
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