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Jemaa el-Fnaa

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This is the entrance to the outdoor market and food court of the city center.
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  • Average15%
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“food stalls” (1,194 reviews)
“snake charmers” (2,567 reviews)
“orange juice” (549 reviews)
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Marrakech, Morocco
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"orange juice"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well that was a fun dinner. We decided to brave the local food stalls and picked an aubergine salad for 5 diram and cocous for 35. Our bill should therefore have been 80. Too much for an already not great dinner. When the bill came...More

Thank Rob E
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The name "Jemaa el-Fna" probably means "open air gathering," and is the sort of carnival/marketplace/outdoor theater that spreads out around the entrance to the old town of Marrakesh over-looked by the 900-year old minaret of the Kutubiya mosque . No matter how hard they try...More

Thank MRKSH2013
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Seeing chained up monkeys with big chains around their necks being made to perform, snake charmers with snakes who have had their fangs pulled out and live short sad little lives will stay with me as one of the most unpleasant experiences of my life....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing! El Fnaa Square is probably one the most lively vibrant places I have visited. There is so much of Morocco in one place. The only thing a didn’t like was the snake charmers all over! I’m not a fan of snakes and I was...More

Thank Penelope_-_-_-_UK1
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Chaos, mess, harassment are the words to describe this place. Interesting to go and check it for yourself for some minutes, but we, tourists, are cash machines for the local people around so don't be surprised to get a "good price, only for you my...More

Thank Cristian_Cafure
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this place , 1 visit isn't enough to cover the whole area, with food, entertainment, henna & colourful bargains there is definitely something for everyone, well worth a visit if your in Marrakech

Thank Rosii75
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Le Willi beak thinks This IS à food hôtel... Very Nice il like Rest nimbée one...the food and thé roll IS very food... Thks

Thank souad m
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I arrived here about 5.30pm after visiting the medina. Things were just beginning to hot up. The food stalls were opening and the buskers were just starting. I saw a man with a python in his arms and tried to take a...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Iconic place of Marrakech and UNESCO Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. I doubt anyone can visit Marrakech without paying a visit to this square and market place where the, ten centuries ago, public executions were peacefully substituted by fancy places to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing place with loads of things to see : from snakes to monkeys and all sorts of spices and clothes. It s definitely something every tourist should see if in Marakesh.

Thank mirabelaelena252018
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GeoRyan16
3 July 2018|
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Response from mbarlow2018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - you should be fine. Very busy but perfectly safe if you keep your wits about you. Have a great trip. I would happily go back and plan to at some point.
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zxara
25 June 2018|
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Response from laurenmckis | Reviewed this property |
We pretty much walked to it however we did take a taxi twice to some other places and felt safe. You could ask your hotel to organise a taxi for you as that's what we did. But when in the square you need to be persistent and... More
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balatif n
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