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Arset El Bilk

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This panorama is next to Arset El Bilk square, and you can see the row of horse drawn carriages waiting to take tourists away. Its actually on the walk to Djemaa el Fna square from Koutoubia-Mosque.

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B: Djemaa El Fna Square 2

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D: Place Jemaa el Fna

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F: Koutoubia Mosque Square

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G: Jemaa el Fna

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I: Koutoubia Mosque

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J: Restaurant View Of Djemaa El Fna Square

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