Exploring the Souks (markets) of Marrakech’s Medina, the old walled city and a UNESCO Heritage Site is one of the highlights.
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Marrakech has the largest traditional market in Morocco with 18 souks to explore.
It’s a labyrinth of shops and stalls.
Where you’ll make friends of all kinds.
The souks are full of crafts from pottery and carpets to clothes and metal work.
There are specific souks dedicated to artisan workshops like this Souq Haddadine (Blacksmith’s Souk).
The colors and architecture are incredible.
Berber Carpets are carpets hand-woven by the Berbers of North Africa and the Sahara.
You can see them being made. The origin dates back several millennia.
There are lots of treasures to bring home.
Jemaa El-Fna is Marrakech’s world-famous vast main square of the market where you can actually see snake charmers!
And monkeys, acrobats and more.
See all the posts in this series:
- Flat KeeKee Explores Morocco
- Exploring the Souks of Marrakech (this article)
- Adventures in Morocco’s Agafay Desert
- Flat KeeKee Visits Morocco Kasbahs