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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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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 10 January 2013

The square was a shock to the senses, but a good one. So many exotic smells and some not so good, lots of horses and carriages, as well as donkeys!! Sat having a mint tea on Friday in a roof top restaurant and 1 pm...More

Thank Bren181254
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We had dinner there at a few of the tent lookin restaurants, i must say the lamb joints r very good. The lamb brains etc wow gd stuff really tender the meats and who knows what other parts of the lamb. It really keeps you...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2013

What an amazing place, like nowhere else on earth. Hustle bustle, mopeds from every angle, everybody wants to talk to you, everybody wants to help you ( for money). The food stall at night are breathtaking, the aroma's amaze. The street enetrtainers - its trully...More

Thank leekie6
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Throw yourself into the madness, it's great fun. There is a great atmosphere in the square day and night. it's not for the Faint hearted! A few survival tips, don't take pictures of the monkeys or snakes, if you do you are expected to pay....More

Thank Jambo66
Reviewed 9 January 2013

This place comes alive at night, and if you're in Marrakech you'll certainly want to stop by the square at least one evening to take in the madness. Orange juice sellers everywhere, people begging you to eat food at their tent, and monkeys and snake...More

Thank dlndny
Reviewed 9 January 2013

pure excitement and you will see something different every time you go to this amazing place,it is just pure entertainment at all times but obviously keep your wits about you at all times

Thank paul g
Reviewed 8 January 2013

No words can describe this square : two different faces characterized the place, one during the day and another one in the night. You can't miss it !

Thank ranocchio12
Reviewed 8 January 2013

There were plenty of tourists milling around with us but we were few among the thousands of locals doing shopping, running their little stalls and living daily life.

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 7 January 2013

Brilliant! Loved the live entertainment, which was switched up every night. I personally found it to be very safe - however, I does get very crowded so do watch your belongings. It's a very vibrant place where I met a lot of tourists and locals...More

Thank Si A
Reviewed 7 January 2013

While at first a little intimidated by the jostling crowds in the square we soon came to feel very comfortable there. The stalls were set up in attractive manner, the entertainers approached without being obnoxious. The snake charmers got a little angry when people photographed...More

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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
30 May 2018|
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Imlil Atlas Mountains Day Trips From Marrakesh Well, what can I say that other reviewers on here haven't already! I am another pleased customer and would 100% recommend private-marrakech-day-trips;com and Mohamed and his... More
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