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Decorative and artistic shops in Marrakech by night

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A: Marrakech Souk

by Konrad Łaszczyński, 390 meters away

Marrakech Souk

B: Moroccan Sweet Pastries

by Tom Mills, 510 meters away

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Moroccan Sweet Pastries

C: Riad El Zohar Out

by Alan Billyeald, 570 meters away

This Riad, or small hotel, is located about 10 minutes walk from the main square, Jama Al Fna, in Mar...

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D: Handicraft shop in Marrakech medina

by Konrad Łaszczyński, 600 meters away

Handicraft shop in Marrakech medina

E: Lamp Shop

by Tom Mills, 630 meters away

A beautiful illuminated lamp and gift shop.

Lamp Shop

F: Bab Fteuh

by Tom Mills, 690 meters away

Here is my son haggling a good price for a camel.

Bab Fteuh

G: Marrakech Bike Race - Tour de Maroc - Maroco

by Mark Schuster, 750 meters away

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Marrakech Bike Race - Tour de Maroc - Maroco

H: Jemaa el-Fnaa Restaurants by Night

by Konrad Łaszczyński, 750 meters away

Jamaa el Fna is a square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter (old city). The origin of its...

Jemaa el-Fnaa Restaurants by Night

I: Djemaa El Fna Square 4

by Tom Mills, 770 meters away

Panorama from Djemaa el Fna square which was supposed to show the bright fresh orange stalls, but I d...

Djemaa El Fna Square 4

J: Restaurant View Of Djemaa El Fna Square

by Tom Mills, 790 meters away

A nice balconey view which offers some respite from the frantic bustling maket in Djemaa el Fna squar...

Restaurant View Of Djemaa El Fna Square

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