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“Good But Not The Main Attraction”
Review of Jemaa el-Fnaa

Jemaa el-Fnaa
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Shopping in the Souks of Marrakech Private Tour
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Evening Food Tour in Marrakech
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Private Guided City Tour: Discover the Authentic Marrakech
Ranked #19 of 170 things to do in Marrakech
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This is the entrance to the outdoor market and food court of the city center.
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We visited the square several times over our holiday. The orange juice is very nice but do make sure its not watered down with ice. I recommend stall 19. The henna women were a little forceful. There are some great places to watch the world go by from a terrace cafe or restaurant. I found it all a little too touristy and there was a lot of people bothering us. Although we never went during the night which I have heard is nice with all the lights etc.

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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is a very strange city with so many donkeys, bikes and motorbikes trying to access very narrow streets that Jemaa El Fna is a welcome retreat. To just have so much space as it is a very large square. There are plenty of places to stop for food and drinks, especially those selling fresh orange, which is very cool and refreshing and costs only about 30p.

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

OK By day but really comes alive at night so many places to eat,lots of street performers and loads of people a tourist hot spot

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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Well what can you say about this place. It's certainly an overload on your senses from the sounds of the snake charmer to the smells of the food being cooked at night. Start taking photos of the snakes, the monkeys or anyone and expect to be shown a hat to put money in. In the food market at night expect to get hassled by every stall plying for your money. A bit daunting first time but we had some good banter and a lot of laughs too and a very decent lamb tagine, cous cous and coke that cost around £6.50 for 2 people!

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is the place to see in Marrakech, it will be an explosion on several of your sense, sight, smell, taste, hearing. Wear comfortable shoes as there is plenty of walking around the souks and ensure you have a hat and water if visiting in the day as can get very hot.

Orange juice is plentiful and a must try along with the food that is sold by a number of vendors both in the square and just on the outside the square.

The souk in itself is an experience and easy to lose your way. If buying spices such as saffron ensure you do not buy it in powder form and ensure it is strands. Some vendors may try and pass saffron of as another spice. Remember to barter in the souks and walking away often helps lower the price even further.

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