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Review of Marrakech Souk

Marrakech Souk
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3-Hour Marrakech Souks and Medina Walking Tour
Ranked #3 of 123 things to do in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 6 April 2018

If you haven't visited this kind of area before, you'll be fascinated. If you've been somewhere similar, you may find it underwhelming. Although there are shops selling local goods to local people, much seems to be aimed at tourists. The area itself is fascinating with lots of narrow alleys packed with people and motorbikes. Take care of the 'helpful' guides. One man told us the tanneries were worth seeing and as this was on his way home he would take us there. When we declined to follow him, he turned round and went back the way we'd come, looking for someone else to fool.
Don't be put off. Most people here are helpful, just be on your guard.

If you're in Marrakech you shouldn't miss the souk experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AndyWatson
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Love the Marrakech souk. Get lost in the spice souk and remember to buy little French cakes on every street corner. And remember to hackle - everything should be half off the suggested price from the vendor.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Naima B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

In order to buy anything from the souks make sure you can bargain. It is definitely worth a visit. Very crowded, coloful and lots of different things to see. You can easily get lost within the lanes of the souks.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Vasuba
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Don’t go in for the first time without a guide. If you do then... don’t stop, don’t hesitate, don’t look at anything, don’t point at anything, don’t speak and you’ll probably be fine.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JXG27
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Very busy and noisy atmosphere at the Marrakech market. Nice experience. Don't let shoppers stop you for bargaining. Just say 'Le' if you're not interested!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Adrian A
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