Some of the oldest and best marketplaces in the world, Souks and Bazaars are found in towns and cities across North Africa, the Middle East and parts of Southern Asia.
They stand as testament to the rich trading history and culture of the region, and remain a central part of everyday life for local residents. A lifetime's worth of souvenirs can be pinned down in an afternoon and the real dilemma about upon perusing the goods quickly becomes how to fit it all in your suitcase without going over baggage allowances.
Morocco is renowned for its kaleidoscopic souks, which are the figurative heartbeat of their respective neighbourhoods, and Marrakech’s Jemaa el-fnaa Bazaar is perhaps the most famous on the entire planet. Situated in the heart of the city’s historic old quarter, in its bustling central square, this vast bazaar is a UNESCO-accredited World Heritage Site, and is home to thousands of stalls.
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Yes, most major souks and bazaars open daily.
Yes, most major souks and bazaars are open all year round, with the exception of some major public holidays and religious celebrations.
Although this isn’t necessary, joining a group tour will give you the best experience, as your guide will be able to point you in the direction of the best stalls/shops, and ensure you are charged a fair price for any items you buy.
Yes, haggling is a normal part of shopping at bazaars and souks and If you are with a tour, your guide will give you tips and advice on how to get the best price.
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