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“metal workers” (2 reviews)
“copper” (8 reviews)
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Fes, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This square is where the industry is metal work; making pots, pans and brass goods like lamps etc. So you can see the industry at work and hear the rhythmic sounds of the hammers used to shape metal. Worth visiting this and other neighbouring places...More

Thank alikarim
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

During our road trip we found several places like this one. If you like copper souvenirs then you might find interesting this little market.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Seeing the metal workers is a pleasure (seeing it, not doing it, I'm sure!). This square is very nice, even without them.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a triangular souk of the coppersmiths, It's busy and donkeys and their leader come and go picking up and delivering material. Worth stopping and watching.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Several copper utensils shops with coppersmiths hard at work besting metal.into usable shapes .. I am from india hence artisan and artisanship is not uncommon.. It is a very very common sight. Yet this intrigued ..every place definitely has. Different stuff which is yet enthralling...More

Thank chandrapriti
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Having got "lost" for the umpteenth time wandering around the medina, we unexpectedly came across Place Seffarine. Love how Fes affords one the opportunity to see true craftsmen at work! Was interesting to take a short "time-out" to observe the coppersmiths going about their daily...More

Thank Meyrick3B
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The metalworkers' Souk is firmly set on the tourist trail to the famous medieval Chouara tannery and provides an ideal rest stop to pause over a snack and coffee at the Seffarine cafe before proceeding through the medina. This cafe also provides a panoramic view...More

4  Thank Kaptainsensible
Reviewed 17 June 2016

the atmosphere is what you dont normally see in modern cities which is why its quite enjoyable. must see if you want to experience something different

Thank Siti Hajar M
Reviewed 3 February 2016

One of the stops of guided Medina tour, the copper smiths square. Hard to believe these craftsman’s still beat away at shaping the brass and copper wares the traditional way. There retail shops double as workshops, were medieval methods are used in producing utensils for...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Next to the Qarraouiyyin university, you find a small square where crafstmen hammer copper and tin cauldrons. A lot of sound and some yelling around but the atmosphere is great and the teahouse also.

Thank EmmekeLeuven
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