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El Hedim Square

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Ave Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The square was filled with performers including snake charmers, and dancers. There were plenty of people selling goods and food was nearby. This is absolutely worth the visit - just be prepared many of the vendors can be pushy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank courtneye136
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Hedim Square is a large square in the heart of Meknes' medina (old city). It is bustling with vendors selling goods, food stalls, snake charmers, street theater, musical bands, and tourists at any time of the day or night. The square was built in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The square is full of life and fun. Snake charmers, storytellers, vendors of all kinds, markets with all kinds of clothes, cosmetics, cersmics, fruit, vegetablrd, meat etc. Be careful with the street vendors. One woman from our group bought cigarettes from a street vendor who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brit933
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

plenty of stalls selling odds and ends- snakes and other creatures abound- kids on toy shops and cafes around- lovely to relax and see another world

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KanwarTavy
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Nice place to walk. A lot of people, cobre, monkeys, ostrich. Also you can find some restaurants and souvenir stand.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vasile P
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Neat to see the produce and food stands around. Otherwise is a fairly good place to hang out just across from the gate. There are some restaurants that will try to entice you to dine but none were aggressive. There is a bank at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jessicafI8999WI
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Opposite to Bab el-Mansour, square with similar look like Jemma el-Fna in Marakess. Some places for restaurants souveniers and attraction for tourists and children.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank milankov
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is so awesome ! Not as crowded as the one in Marrakesh, not by a long shot. But no hussle. You just walk your merry way and enjoy. Loving it !!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andreaswmatthes
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

It appears similar to Jemaa el Fna in Marrakesh. We visited on a Friday at 2:30 PM & likely due to Friday prayers & the heat there was not much happening

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank obdocSanJose
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The square is lined with souks and cafés we did not dare try. There are monkeys and donkeys and snakes and ostriches, but you wonder why. There are beggars ans hawkers and policemen chasing young boys away. We bought nothing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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