To get an idea of the richness of the Marrakchi handicraft and to give you the knowledge of its 40 000 craftsmen, nothing beats a stroll in the souks of the medina among the most famous of Morocco for their diversity and the atmosphere the souks of Marrakech are unique in the world in their organization and size.
It is a very rewarding experience for the visitor. They have traditionally narrow lanes, which intersect, stretch intertwine to form the impression of a mazewhen entering for the first time. to protect yourself from the sun. The souks are organized by district and by profession.
Each souk has its own name, according to the specialty :
Located 8 km from Marrakech, you will find in this complex a wide choice of potteries. This marriage between tradition and modernity generates original products with high quality that respond to contemporary sensibility. Many creators, Moroccans or foreigns, reinterpret materials and tradition to produce modern objects and "trends". Marrakech has become a real temple of design. While most of designer boutiques are located in the modern district of Guéliz, now we canfind them in the medina.
The souks are open from 8:30am to 9:00pm, some settling later in the morning. Many shops are closed on Fridays.
Sometimes merchants leave their shop for a few minutes, during prayer. A little patience, and the object of your dreams will be in your possession.