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Address: Marrakech, Morocco
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This is the Jewish neighborhood in Marrakech. Here you´ll find the Lezama...

This is the Jewish neighborhood in Marrakech. Here you´ll find the Lezama Synagoge, an important historical site, as well as other eating and shopping opportunities.

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The area has gone through a lot of reconstruction and some buildings have even been knocked down. What has emerged is a more easily accessible neighbourhood still with original... read more

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Helsinki, Finland
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the Synagogue which was interesting only 10 Dirhams per person. It worth 20 minutes of your time but easy to miss, the security guard is the give away. After that we were guided by a local youth he we couldn't shake off, my advice make sure you know exactly where your going and ask the stall holders... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Slat Al Azama Synagogue is unique at Morocco; it is the only one that we see that paint blue and white. you will see the Jewish part all over

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Thank Itzik L
Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The area has gone through a lot of reconstruction and some buildings have even been knocked down. What has emerged is a more easily accessible neighbourhood still with original character. The storks nesting on the ramparts of the square haven't luckily been disturbed, the ironmongery workshops have been relocated leaving only the merchandise on sale. New cheap cafeterias have also... More 

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Agadir, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not the first place I would recommend to visit but it is still worth it if you are spending a long time in Marrakech

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The jewish synagogue is one of the oldest places in this area. There is a little museum and an entrance fee at 20drhms i think. Not much to see there though, so maybe strolling around the Area is a better alternative. You will find several shops with interesting stuff to buy (spices etc).

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Thank Johnmir13
McMinnville, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A little dodgy seeming, but my interactions with the locals were so warm and pleasant! Check out the Synagogue, wander the twisting labyrinth and see the sights - plenty to explore in this part of Marrakech.

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Thank Jeffrey M
Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our tour guide brought us into the Mellah to visit the Lazama Synagogue - a hidden gem and one of the few visible remnants left of the Jewish community. The synagogue is beautiful and has a great story to tell as you wander through it.

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Thank David B
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Like in Fez and other places in Morocco the Jewish quarter is close to the Royal Palace. The Jewish minority in Morrocco always made sure they had close relations with the ruling monarch and got his protection. The strategy worked as there seems to have been little or no persecution. Still most Jewish Moroccans left for Israel and USA. There... More 

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Excellent historic part of the city, Old Jewish neighbourhood, annoying people following you around trying to sell products

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Thank Yeti1275
United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We found the Jewish Quarter to be our favourite part of Marrakech. The people were much more laid back here, and seemed friendlier and not as pushy as the main Medinas of Marrakech. The spice market is a great little excursion (although I'm not sure what they do with these spices, as they definitely weren't present in most of the... More 

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