The commercial and cultural center of the city, Jemaa el-Fna represents a UNESCO-designated Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. The square hosts daily performances by storytellers, actors, and musicians. Merchants come and go throughout the day, selling fresh orange juice, traditional foods, herbal medicines, traditional water bags made from leather, and brass drinking cups. Put Jemaa el-Fna at the forefront of your travel plans using our Marrakech itinerary planning website.
Jemaa el-Fna reviews
Crazy place in the world...... Be careful always people there as for bakchich even for talking... Don't try to eat fish on the square more »
The Jemaa el-Fnaa is the epicenter of Marrakech. Whenever you are in the medina and lost, just ask where the Jemaa is. We visited over Christmas/New Year's and things were pleasantly calm. Food... more »
This square is very beautiful and listed under UNESCO. Many tourists visit it because it’s extraordinary charm, unique and must see. Authentic street vendors, magicians, craftsmen, henna tattoos, very nice to sit on one of the terraces above the square. Some vendors may charge for any taken photo especially snake charmers and monkey owners.
Visiting Jemaa EL-Fna is like spending some moments in a fairy tale. It is not only a famous and unique sightseeing, it's more than that, it's an idea, a dream, the spirit of a millennium city and the imprint of its historical richness. Spend rare moments strolling between food stalls , tasting traditional local dishes or attending theatrical events performed by local artists , it's worth it .
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