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Marrakech Souk

Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech 40030, Morocco
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“leather goods” (174 reviews)
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Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech 40030, Morocco
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"asking price"
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"leather goods"
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"stall holders"
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Vist the souks off Jeema El Fnaa and don't worry about getting lost. The deeper you go into the souks, the more you are likely to see the genuine Marrakech with artisans working in tny workshops creating the items for sale in the souks. Leather...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve traveled through the souks as a solo female traveler with no issues. The hassle is no worse than Egypt/Turkey. If you dress appropriately you’ll have no issues. Make sure you wear comfy shoes as some of the streets are uneven/cobbled. Be ready to practice...More

Thank Amanda H
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Reviewed yesterday

Busy, noisy, smelly, assault on the senses - brilliant, exciting, cultural Street sellers approach you every 5 yards - even when you are sitting at a hotel bar!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just amazing, never seen a place like it. Full of vitality and interesting stalls.People quite courteous providing a purchase is made. Excellent street performers. Be aware of pickpockets, but that is everywhere.

Thank Bridget H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Keep your wits about you as there is a lot of shady people selling drugs allsorts and men with undernourished monkey's

Thank fladam
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The souks have everything you could possibly need. Part of the fun is winding your way through the narrow passage ways. Not part of the fun is the aggressive sellers. I don't mind being approached, but they follow you and yell at you. I found...More

Thank letsgo1084
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Souk in Marrakech is a must The most exciting experience while in Marrakech - shopping paradise ,your bag will not be big enough - it has everything you can imagine also delicious little cafes -an overwhelming sight 👌

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This market reminds me of chatuchak in Bangkok where you have different sections of merchandise and have to bargain really hard to bring the price closer to what it really is worth as the sellers priced high from the start. Definitely worth a walk around...More

Thank VST2011
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were wary of visiting the souk alone (just me and my daughter) as some reviews made it sound quite scary, and we were unsure whether we would need a male guide to ensure our safety. In the end we decided to go alone and...More

Thank Jillian R
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the souks on the first day which was a disaster ! We were totally overwhelmed. Between the young Moroccans and the motorbikes/mopeds it is bonkers !!! Please see my review for Omar (tour guide). Don't take pictures of the snakes or monkeys....the vendors...More

Thank KATE j
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Ann-margret C
1 April 2018|
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Response from JustRolf | Reviewed this property |
I can confirm the Ensemble Artisanal Market. This really gives you a good idea of what a fair price SHOULD be. Of course no negotiating here, which can of course be part of the fun.
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Spencer F
3 March 2018|
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Response from Laila G | Reviewed this property |
I only tried cash - since it’s easy to stick to the negotiated price ;0). As for the price setting - agree with your self what you think is the max price you will pay, start a bit under and the negotiate from there. And... More
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Destiny S
Several questions... The main item I’ll be looking for in Marrakech is one of the large metal hanging lamps (max 3’ long). Can anyone who’s purchased a similar item tell me what it cost and then how much it was to ship to the US? (Or other parts of the world to give me an idea of what to expect). Second question... I’m considering getting a guide for a few hours since we’ll only be in Marrakech for a day and I have very specific souks I’d like to visit, plus having to figure out how to ship things home... For those of you who got a guide, did you regret it? Can I get recommendations for a good guide who’ll let you customize where you go? Next question... I’m highly sensitive to deisel exhaust, so will be avoiding the main square where I’ve read mopeds are a problem. But will I be able to handle any part of Marrakech??? I don’t have asthma, but pollution is the kind of thing that will ruin my day and whole outlook on a country. Lastly, we will be going to the Monday market in the Ourika valley, so hopefully I’ll get most of my shopping done there— does anyone know if they sell lamps at that market?
17 February 2018|
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
We paid 60 for a latern that could stand freely and for the larger one the size of a main light feature in a sitting room we paid 80 which uses candles inside as opposed to a bulb. Prices are Moroccon Dirham. Hope this helps
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