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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.more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

What can i say,,, its a fun place for family and kids. There is many entrances but the one i accessed is full of little shops on the sides,, with different things including clothes,,, food ,,, artifacts,,, and we enjoyed the ice-cream of course because...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mrs_Alotaibi
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I was there in July and it was unimaginably hot during the day time and there was almost no shade . But at night time this is the best place to be - very lively , with music and performances . The only thing I...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Olya T
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Loved this place, food court was amazing. If you cant haggle dont enter this place or else you will be ripped off, i like haggling and enjoyed it. Horse and carriages are great, ride back To hotel was amazing.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank WasimD30
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Different world. It's lovely!!! Experience it! The culture! Make sure you haggle. Be aware of the henna ladies. THEY WILL GRAB YOUR HAND! Just politely pull your hand back!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Neamo J
Reviewed 23 July 2016

What I love most about Jemaa el Fna is how lively it is. During the day it's too hot and the stalls are empty, but in the evening....wow. Overloading on freshly squeezed orange juice (yum), we walked around and soaked up the atmosphere, The locals...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank skausar
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Jemaa El Fnaa is unavoidable. Good news is, it is a must-see... As the main square of Marrakech, Jemaa El Fnaa draws a very diverse crowd from the city and its surroundings. What's interesting about this square (which is not square at all, by the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Maxime M
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Jemaa el Fana is wonderful during the day as it is the heart of the city. There is nothing you can't find from tarot card reader to snakes charmers and henna tattoos however you need to be very careful so if the market traders can...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 681benitar
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Very busy square in centre of Marrakech. Street vendors can be in your face but they're just trying to get your business. Watch when ordering food as they'll bring breads and olives to your table and expect you to pay for them. If they do...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Aar0nBNZ
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I recommend to go at night because there are more food and juice spots, which are cheap and tasty, and other attractions like music players, the typical henna tattoo, horses, monkeys, snakes, etc. The place is bit dirty, but is ok. And obviously, like in...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank VictoriaBorquez
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing and vibrant at night. Sights and sounds that will stay with you forever! The street food is fantastic and the touts encouraging you to their stall is all part of the fun!

Date of experience: August 2015
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amanialowais
29 November 2018|
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Response from Helena M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. We went on this tour by ourselves. It is very easily done and you actualy don't need a guide for Jemma el Fna. Easily accessible during a day/night. Have fun.
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amanialowais
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Response from MaryAnnDorset | Reviewed this property |
We did it ourselves.
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243lindseyc
16 October 2018|
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Response from Grumo | Reviewed this property |
I heard it is open until 4 a.m. not sure if the level of activity at that time.
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