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Ali s Art Gallery

Riad Jouha, Fes 30030, Morocco
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People as fascinating as the art

You've never seen so much extraordinarily beautiful stuff from so many eras in one place. And let... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DaveLipp
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New York City, New York
Don't be scammed at Allal S Art Gallery

I was taken here by a driver and told it was a wonderful place to buy things. The salesman was the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JEJ1242
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San Anselmo
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good11%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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1 week ago
“People as fascinating as the art”
2 weeks ago
“Don't be scammed at Allal S Art Gallery”
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Riad Jouha, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You've never seen so much extraordinarily beautiful stuff from so many eras in one place. And let me tell about the man, I think his name is Benjalun, He has a masters in Gender Studies from Rabat, and writes feminist poetry in Arabic. So he...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taken here by a driver and told it was a wonderful place to buy things. The salesman was the most aggressive of all the people I encountered in Fes. Truth be told, I was quite ill at the time and not at my...More

Thank JEJ1242
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

There are two shops with the same name on the same street. I have not been to that which is reviewed here, but to the antique shop. It's stunning. Contained within a substantial former home, this is THE place to buy a gift of value....More

Thank NapierAro
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I went back to Ali's after a first visit with a guide, and was "charmed" by Kamal, the salesman, who is likeable and appears trustworthy. The store is gorgeous, and one feels like one is in the presence of genuine artifacts and antiques. I bought...More

1  Thank 327Jill
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were taken here by a tour guide, and were told that there is 'no pressure to buy anything'. This speech was entirely false, no pressure to buy, but enticing you and making you feel like you've betrayed them if you don't buy a purchase...More

Thank Nadia T
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I did not purchase anything in this shop nor did I find a hard-sell like other reviewers did. I would not suggest anyone buy a rug there -- because it's not a rug shop at all. And no, the staff I met were not Jewish....More

Thank AhuvafromTX
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I was not in the market for anything so I can not speak to the value or quality of the items made here. Just ketting to the place is interesting enough. We spoke Arabic and French and no one tried to sell us anything. We...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I think the reviews here, all speak for themselves. We were only here because it was part of our extended tour within Fes over a few days. Like many of the shops, sellers and even street stalls, you will be- let’s say not pressured, but...More

4  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Don't get connect as most of the stuff at Ali's is significantly over priced... Ben is NOT Jewish, so take most of what you hear with many pounds of salt.....

3  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Definitely avoid coming here if you have a problem smiling and saying "no thank you". There is a pretty simple rule when travelling... if someone you don't personally know takes you to a shop then it is pretty likely that person is going to be...More

1  Thank JM107
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