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Dyers District

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Neat, but go with a guide

Our tour provided guide lead us down to this little alley that I'm not even sure I could find my... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
Genna B
via mobile
Disappointing but my own fault

I love textiles and was keen to see the dyers area in the Marrakech souks. We walked round and... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2015
Rose244
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Wellington, New Zealand
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30 Dec 2015
“Neat, but go with a guide”
16 Dec 2015
“Disappointing but my own fault”
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Our tour provided guide lead us down to this little alley that I'm not even sure I could find my way back to again. It was my favorite area in the souks, probably because we weren't as pressured to buy something as we were at...More

Thank Genna B
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I love textiles and was keen to see the dyers area in the Marrakech souks. We walked round and round the area as shown on our map and couldn't find it. Eventually a man took us into an area where we could photograph some dyed...More

4  Thank Rose244
Reviewed 10 April 2014 via mobile

Be careful with false guides who are actually staff who work within the Dyers District. They will show you to the area, as well as the general process involved in dying, but later ask for a fee. I was involved in one such incident where...More

4  Thank wangwe
Reviewed 9 February 2014

I was so much looking forward to the dyers district...and then we ended up with a false guide, whom we were not able to shake off. So we had to leave and my visit was ruined. Later we learned how to handle a guide you...More

3  Thank AnneOlh
Reviewed 21 January 2014 via mobile

This isnt a long stop but is definitely worth the short exploration. Its a thousand year old tradition that really gives some perspective to life in marrakech. Bring your camera.

1  Thank Worldwidelunas
Reviewed 19 October 2012

We walked through the medina and souk to reach the dyers district. Unfortunately we kept being harassed by a young boy who wanted to take us there (for a payment), when it's an easy place to find. Quiet area, visited by a small number of...More

2  Thank DorsetNinja
Reviewed 25 September 2011

If you enter the souks from the north end (just past Rue de Mouassine) and follow round to the right you will find the dyers souks. Lots of brightly coloured scarves and wool suspended over the lanes on ropes to dry. Shopkeepers will want to...More

14  Thank shimmin2robertson
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