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Top exit of medina, near church

We ate there twice - several restaurants, and the famous cinema has a deco cafe. Enjoyed watching... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
lowryepp
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Epping, United Kingdom
An Iconic Square

This square is also called the Grand Socco. It is a good start for a walking tour of the city or... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Lisa H
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great place to hang out, chill out and mingle. If you re tired to sit on the square get a seat in the tea place uphill !!. There is a flea market behind the building uphill

Thank Andreas M
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We ate there twice - several restaurants, and the famous cinema has a deco cafe. Enjoyed watching & listening to the traffice from 5pm onwards - chaos!

Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This square is also called the Grand Socco. It is a good start for a walking tour of the city or you can just sit on the many benches and watch the action. Notice the mosque, the Art Deco Cinema Atlas and the cafes. You...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The Grand Socco COULD BE a delightful experience. After all, you are in a rather exotic place surrounded by exotic things, and the winding streets and enormous variety of shops and goods is intriguing. HOWEVER, it is impossible to enjoy it due to all of...More

1  Thank RobBN
Reviewed 10 May 2018

After emerging from the maze of the Medina it is peacefull to sit here in the park or choose from the many cafeterias around it. The mosque has a pink minaret, a small Souk Babouches, slipper market is just beside it. Buying without a hassle...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The center of the town is nice, but not much to do. You can see everything in less than 2 hours. Be careful of pickpockets.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I've been here a few times and this always feels like a gateway to go pick an adventure. You can go to the water form here, you can go to the madina. You can sit and people watch (locals and tourists). There is such hustle...More

Thank yellingfore
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Big opensquare with cafes and more room than in the narrow streets of the soccos. Good place to rest your feet.

Thank Thurgav
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This was our second time being there and if it's possible, it was more frenetic than the first. This large traffic circle is a destination because of location but really, most of what you see is pretty tired looking. The pace of those vying your...More

Thank Abcdefxxx
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Place du gand 9 Avril 1947 is a nice place where you can overlook the ocean to Spain and every Friday there are traditional bazaars on the square.

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