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Address: Fes, Morocco
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Watch Out For The Donkey

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
michael p
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 .. Super shiny vessels and gives a peek into the daily lives of moroccons.. I... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 business.

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North Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 of the square, Quaraouiyine library, and the daily activities of the craftsmen forming brass and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Tinsukia, India
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the kitchen. Locals still buy these handmade products, not sure is it the price, quality... More 

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Leuven
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

One of the fameuse palaces of the medina of fes, we caled sefarine because the artisans they sell and rent the big and small marmite and plats bronze or metal. IT 's a realy enjoable and we like it so much thanks a lot.

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Love the sound of artisans producing craftwork for sale. The rhythmic sounds of hammers and chisels produced by these craftsmen is like a musical presentation. To see the many coppersmiths, tinsmiths, and brassworkers all housed in a small square plying there trade and selling their goods is not only interesting but also educational. Worth 10-15 minutes of your time.

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Montaren et St Mediers
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

Interesting to see copper utensils etc. being hand crafted in the same way and with the same skills that haven't changed over the centuries. The small square wasn't crowded when we were there in April so it was easy to see the craftsmen at work, however in high season it must get pretty crowded with the organised tours. When in... More 

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