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Macro Fossiles Kasbah

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Address: National Street, Erfoud, Morocco
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Good for Souvenirs

Don't let the quantity of the same thing throw you because when you get it home it will be unique and remind you of Morocco. I love nature's art and their stuff falls into the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
michael p
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Atlanta, Georgia

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to like fossils really a lot to want o get a granite counter top or a coffee table, etc with fossils all over the place. Then you have 100s of other options of stuff with little and big and small fossils. Wow.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Don't let the quantity of the same thing throw you because when you get it home it will be unique and remind you of Morocco. I love nature's art and their stuff falls into the very good category.

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West Buxton, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We were brought here as part of a packaged tour, and it is definitely worth the visit. They show you the process of cutting the stone and finding the fossils through polishing them and turning them into beautiful objects like table tops and plates and jewelry. They speak great English and the prices seemed reasonable.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We were brought here by our tour guide and it was a very interesting and informative experience. It's hard to believe that these beautiful objects are real and we bought items for ourselves as well as for gifts since they are so unique and wonderful conversations pieces. We enjoyed seeing how the raw slabs are turned into everything from plates... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Before leaving the area I stopped here and checked out the fossils and was amazed by the selection and prices.

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Bundeena, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Due to this area being in a principal fossil area what can be seen and bought here is very extensive. An eye opener of quality fossils.

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West Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife found this place really fascinating . . . the idea that these are fossils of creatures that lived 300 plus million years ago and now they're made into beautiful objects. The staff gives you information on how the rocks are cut and demonstrates how they are polished. Very low-key in the sales room which is very welcomed.

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Zagreb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

our guide brought us there exactly for the presentation and English language that the senior guy, manager was providing with good explanations on types of stone, differences in color, animals contained. we have seen the process from the raw stone outside in the yard, through the cutting and reviewing process, what to cut, where, how to extract the part of... More 

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Kingston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This was a fascinating place to visit simply because I learned so much. For instance, the area in which it is located was once an ocean millions of years ago and that's where the fossils come from. The slabs were magnificent and you could clearly see the fish, snails, etc. in them. There is a gift shop--isn't there always--where you... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We visited Macro Fossiles in May, 2016. We were very impressed with the tour offered and the explanation as to how the former sea basin became the site of the fossils. The tour also clearly demonstrated the extraction and preparation of the fossil-based pieces. Finally, having purchased a number of pieces, we were very pleased at how well packaged they... More 

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