Be prepared for this, go past the first stalls and into the depths of the souk, great fun bartering and came home with some bargains. There are plenty of other things to do in Marrakech but this is a must.
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Basically, the traditional morroccan artisan goods are stunningly beautiful and you will probably open your wallet and buy something. However the bargaining and excessive high pressure to buy something makes this a less than pleasant place, in my opinion. Also, it's a maze thats hard...More
While away the day feeling a million miles from Europe. Watch the henna being prepared in the square, straw hats being made or discuss spices and herbal medicine with shop owners. Find the smaller square of spices for an insight into the locals stalls as...More
The Marrakech Souk is an amazing place. Be prepared to have every sense tantalized! The colors, the energy, the smells it's all exciting. Make sure you watch your surroundings, it's easy to get lost in the maze! The people are wonderful!
complete must do for everyone visiting MARRAKECH. this is the sight to see. it holds surprises and many nerve racking moments but has to be done.
So much to take in. there are so many stall holders all trying to get you to buy their goods. Very cheap for allsorts of things from Bags made of leather or camel to pots and pans, anything you want you can get here. the...More
One of the main attractions of Marrakech this warren of lanes is confusing but easy to navigate after a day or so. Thousands of shops grouped by type (spice, metal work, leather etc) all largely selling exactly the same things. Worth getting off the main...More
The souks of Marrakech seem endless and the winding streets make it difficult to find your way. That said, the sights are exciting and interesting. There is a wide variety of merchandize available and even though it is often very hard to tell what is...More
I went to the souk with a friend who intended to have a henna decoration done. She found the design that she wanted and negotiated the price and paid the woman prior to anything being done. We found out later that this was still a...More
We wanted to get a feel of the old Marrakech....we sure got it!...had an enjoyable horse & trap ride, amoungst the mayhem that is the traffic system!...ambled around the stalls and took in the smells and sounds of the market, and tried to be polite...More