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Address: Rue Bab Doukkala, Marrakech, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 623-179663

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Friendly and not pushy shopkeepers

You can wander for hours and never see the same place. Everyone loves to bargain but not pushy like other markets around the world. There are a few Beggars with their hands out... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 March 2016
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

You can wander for hours and never see the same place. Everyone loves to bargain but not pushy like other markets around the world. There are a few Beggars with their hands out but nothing bad. Very safe and good food everywhere. Too bad it's so hard to find a beer

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Walking out of our hotel, Maison Arab, we found thus mini thoroughfare and followed it for a while, Felt like we were in Homeland. The real Marrakech, with butchers, tea, spices, etc.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

The Marrakesh market, or souk, winds for seemingly miles through the media. There are many "souks" offering a variety of local and imported products. Beware: much comes from China, so if you are looking for locally made souvenirs, you must go to a reputable shop. Prices there will be much more expensive, but you are getting the real thing. One... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Take a wander over to this part of the Medina, this is where the locals go for their goods, which means only one thing, decent prices. This gets you away from the hard sell of the souks. Definitely worth walking distance to.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Away from the main souks and square - bought fresh fruit and tagines from here without any bargaining as the prices were so reasonable. Locals were very welcoming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Rue Bab Doukkala is a fascinating local market in which the locals do their shopping. You can buy almost anything from hats to rugs, it is much cheaper than the souks and the best place to buy tagines etc.,. Not a typical tourist market no hard sell.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2011

Rue Bab Doukkala (from Bab Doukkala to the corner at Dar el Bacha) is a great local market street where local people do their daily shopping and is a natural route for tourists to take from that end of the new town towards the souks. From Baba Doukkala a minute or so into the street on the right you'll find... More 

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Marrakech, Morocco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2011

Rue Bab Doukkala This street is well worth the ten or fifteen minutes walk through an old part of the medina, a popular route from the new town en route to the main souks, it comprises a local market. No “hard sell” of the tourist souks here! The route stretches from the multiple gates of Bab Doukkala (next to the... More 

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