Shopping

Recognized as one of the world capitals of traditional crafts, Marrakech will delight visitors looking for souvenirs and gifts to bring back their stay. And even though most of shopping centers around the souks and Medina, the modern part of the city and the district of Guéliz does not lack good addresses.

Whether one is looking for unique handmade items or souvenirs to relatives, difficult to resist the temptation of leather bags, brass lamp, Moroccan pastries, Berber carpets and other silver jewelry.
In the souks and cooperatives, it is customary to negotiate the price of the desired object, and thus lower the rating of 20-70%! However, some traders do not apply this policy and offer fixed prices, as artisanal sets.
City of his time, Marrakech also provide an extensive offer of more modern and conventional products, hosting international brands.
The Malls and shopping avenues of practice displayed and fixed prices.

THE MEDINA: THE SOUKS

Located in the heart of the medina, the souks quarter is a tangle of alleyways lined with small shops. Each zone is grouped by trades and specialty spices to kilims, through lanterns and articles in skin. In the souk herbalists, you can even obtain herbs, amulets or a love potion. You can easily spend several days the discovery of this maze. Be sure to attend the auction Berber, picturesque auction souk carpet. Also visit Kissaria, famous for its textile market brocades, silks and kaftans, and go to the souk of dyers to admire the bright colors of dyed wool.

  • The souk of dyers
  • The souk Chouani (Souk basket makers)
  • The souk Haddadine (Souk blacksmiths)
  • The souk Seffarine (Souk brass)
  • The souk Fekherine (Souk potters)
  • The souk Sebbagine (Dyers Souk)
  • The souk Zrabi (Souk carpets)
  • The souk Smata (Souk slippers)
  • The souk Cherratine (Souk leather)
  • The souk Bab El Khemis

THE DISTRICT OF MELLAH

Located in the southeast of the Medina, the Mellah is the old Jewish quarter of Marrakech. You will find including the place of metalworkers, very lively, which concentrates many workshops of craftsmen working on tinplate and where you can buy handicrafts at very good prices, straight from the workshops. TO
few meters away, do not miss the greatest jewelers souk of Marrakech, which includes a fifty shops mainly selling gold coins 18K and silver, as well as the huge spice market that occupies part of the covered market.

NEW CITY: THE GUELIZ AND SIDI GHANEM

In the district of Guéliz, the modern part of Marrakech, you will find mainly shops specialized in decoration, leather goods and fashion, as well as major luxury brands. Conversely dela medina, prices are systematically displayed and non-negotiable. Do not miss the quartierde Sidi Ghanem industrial zone, artisanal and commercial Marrakech which gathers artists, designers, craftspeople and wholesalers specialized in the latest trends. Located on the road to Safi, location is a short small taxi from Djemaa-el-Fna.

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