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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed today via mobile

This city centre with great minaret of the Mosque is part of Marrakech history for hundred of years. Has a great atmosphere and you will think that you are a part of City once there

Thank Sohailnz
Reviewed yesterday

It’s a place with many stalls where you can buy arty crafts find street food and good value restaurants nearby. Here you’ll see the snake charmers who will try to persuade you to give them money. To get here I hired a taxi from my...More

Thank petapresto
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Jemaa el-Fna Square is one of the main cultural spaces in Marrakesh and has become one of the symbols of the city since its foundation in the eleventh century. Inscribed in 2008 (3.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity...More

Thank Rashedlahha
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am an experienced traveller and pretty streetwise, but I've never experienced anything like this before. There are scams ongoing all over the place - from monkey handlers and snake charmers demanding money to have their photo taken to so-called 'guides' who offer to show...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 days ago

At night the Jemma el-Fnaa turns into a raucous battle of the grills between dozens of food stalls all appearing to serve the same fare. A fun experience that makes you feel you could be in an episode of Parts Unknown, it's a very fun...More

Thank JRMag
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is Morocco style, a lot of people, always very busy, specially at night. I loved the shows i sow there, specially the mini concerts, the fact that i couldn't understand what they were singing about didn't make me wanna leave. The most surprising thing...More

Thank Vando V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved the market and square, walking through the Jewish Quarter as well was interesting and loved all the different spices and trinkets the market had to offer, go with someone who knows their way around to feel as safe as possible and steer clear...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is really special and something you must see if you're going to Marrakech. The atmosphere is intense and the moroccan people are almost fierce in their approach. Don't say where you're going or ask for directions if you're not in desperate need for...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The square is a great and a must see. However as a woman traveling alone going through the alleyways is extremely stressful. It's easy to get lost and the vendors will harass you hard core. Dont point at things or touch something unless you are...More

Thank Farrah S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Quite simply breath-taking by night!!! You ll be transported to another world!...of snake-charmers, story-tellers and dancers!.... Exotic and Crazy place!!!

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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
24 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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