Few visitors resist the temptation of Moroccan crafts. Bags and slippers in leather, shoes, hats, and household items in raffia, copper lamp, musical instruments, jewelry, embroidered clothing, the choice is vast and the articles all more resplendent than the others.
If the medina concentrates countless artisans and merchants in its labyrinth of alleys, Guéliz also hosts chic and trendy boutiques of creators, designers and art galleries.
Avenue Mohammed V and Place du 16 Novembre, also known as "Plazza", are invested by international brands.
For the most hurried of you wanting to discover Moroccan handicrafts, artisan centers in the medina concentrate in one place several specialized shops of quality articles, giving you a quick overview of the extent of Moroccan craftsmanship .
Another way of shopping is offered to you by cooperatives. Some have a point of sale of their items in the medina. For the others, sales take place directly at the place of production, an interesting way to discover at the same time the men and women who make carpets, fouta, articles in raffia, wood and other food products and cosmetics.
In the process of development, Marrakech is finally seeing flourishing shopping centers that combine various shops, mainly clothes, supermarkets and pleasant cafes with terraces. The most important are the Carre Eden in Guéliz, and the new one in this area, whose architecture is directly inspired by the oriental buildings, Le Ménara Mall.