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worst things to avoid

14 Jun 2007  I live in Marrakech
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Is it your first time in Marrakech? Do you want to avoid the culture shock? This is the list of things you shoudl be wary of

  • Category: Worst of
  • Traveler type: Culture, Sightseeing, Active/Outdoors
  • Appeals to: Tourists
  • Seasons: Spring, Summer
  • 1. Jemaa Elfna Square

    A live circus . Open day and night. It typifies the worst in Moroccan culture: snake charmers, acrobats, water seller, pimps, henna ladies, story tellersn charlatans, bogus dentists, fortune tellers. Most are after your money. disguised misery of Morocco on display

  • 2. Shopping pitfalls and bargains in Marrakech

    where to hunt for the best of Morocco's handicraft? Avoid the souks , bazaars and old town. for antiques head to Sidi Ghanem__ Marrakech s industrial quarter on the way to Safi. For carpets head to women's coop in Chicahaoua- 70 kilometers from Marrakech. Best deals on wood , leather and argan oil take a day trip to Essaouira. In Marrakech you need to haggle and bargain. Start at 1/3 of price. If you don't haev the patience and nerve head to Gueliz- the new Town or L'ensemble artisanal

  • 3. Day trip from Marrakech

    After a hectic stay in Marrakech a day trip to the Atlas Mountains is a must. See My review on Oureka