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Jemaa el-Fnaa

Morocco, Marrakesh, Jemaa el-Fnaa
PHOTO Jemaa el-Fnaa

If you want to feel the national color of Africa, then you should definitely go on a very huge area in the city of Marrakech - Djemaa El Fna Square. When and how did this area still remains a mystery, it is known only that the area existed on this site in the Middle Ages. Mysterious aroma of ancient East is literally floating in the air above the square, and African folk motifs are heard from all corners of it.

Every day, the area turns into a real market of miracles and wonders. Street vendors offer a choice to the buyer unique souvenirs, sweet ripe fruit, unseen jewelery and a lot more all unprecedented.

Interview masters snake soothsayers, jugglers, magicians and daggers eaters will not leave anyone indifferent. In the market area there are several cafes, however, after midnight dozens of mobile kitchens turn the area into a real open-air restaurant.

Despite the fact that today the Jemaa El Fna Square is a place of entertainment, it was called the dead area in ancient times. It was connected with the fact that on its territory held public executions of traitors, criminals and fraudsters.

Jemaa el-Fnaa on map


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