Marrakech is a safe city and well supervised by the police, and especially by the tourist police brigade in plain clothes.
In case of trouble, shout "POLICE", it will arrive in a minute and your intruder will depart.
As in any city, watch your cameras and pickpockets, especially in the vicinity of Jemaâ El Fna Square.
The main post office is located in Guéliz, Place du 16 November.
A post office is also located on the Place Jemaa El Fna.
Many traders also intend to sell stamps.
- Spring / autumn: best periods of visit
- Stay hydrated in case of hot weather
- Beware of valuables in the street
To make calls to Morocco with your phone, add +212 and dial the last nine digits of the number.
If you want to buy a SIM card to make calls in Morocco, three telephone operators share the market: Morocco Telecom (IAM), Orange and Inwi. Refills are available in agencies or in many grocery stores
A wifi access is available in most hotels and riads, so it will be easy for you to access to the internet with your smartphone.
In addition, cybercafés are present in number throughout the city. An hour connection costs around 15 dirahms.
If you have an urgent need for information, the Marrakchis will be happy to inform you by carrying out the research with their own laptop.
220-volt outlets are in use in Morocco. In some of the more remote hotels in the region, you can find power generators for the power supply or even more natural means like the candle or the oil lamp if you venture into the desert.
The metric system is also used, which facilitates the assimilation of distances.
Again, you will not be disoriented; 1 kilogram remains a kilogram in Morocco.
Morocco is one of the few Muslim countries to have a calendar of the week following that of most Western countries. Fridays are not public holidays for government and public services, although some arrangements are made to attend the Friday prayers. The weekend is Saturday and Sunday.
Religious holidays are observed throughout the territory and are celebrated by the vast majority of the population. Defined according to the moon, the dates are not fixed and decline every year by ten days. Ramadan is a key period of the year in Muslim life that lasts 30 days and disrupts habits.