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Le Souk

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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The colours, the smells, the art and craft.

Magical place to loose yourself in the magic here, amazing colours, the spices, the people don’t... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Stephen E
via mobile
Walking in the Medina

We walk around the Medina during all the day and enjoy it. You can find everything there like... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Hong Kong, China
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95 Souk Jdid, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 649-758841
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Reviewed 5 days ago

essaouira is kinda nice, in that it is beach side and smaller than marrakesh. but the beach is dirty, the fish market is filthy and the souk is full of rip offs. this city is just not that great, and i do not see why...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chad R
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Magical place to loose yourself in the magic here, amazing colours, the spices, the people don’t really bother you, ok ok, the odd few shops will ask you to come in or take a look, but you must got, experience real life, don’t hide in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We walk around the Medina during all the day and enjoy it. You can find everything there like beautiful artisanal products, argan products, incense, handmade bags, shoes, carpets, etc...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VictoireBertin
Reviewed 23 July 2018

So, yeah, people, products, everything in that chaotic order you'd expect them to be, but compared to the craziness of, say, Marrakech, this is just the right amount of nagging and offers. It was worth checking out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ceciliasurjan
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Less hassle than the big city, friendly requests to browse but no pressure. Shops cafes and galleries a plenty.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank tezpil
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I wanted a straw beach bag. I went to numerous shops, but one that's inside the little fish market in the souk gave by far the best price. His starting price was pretty much half of everyone else and he still gave room to bargain....More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Alissa G
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Essaouira souk is a joy for shoppers with very little in the way of the hassle and aggression that many visitors claim to suffer in Marrakech or other large cities. Of course the shop-keepers want to sell to you but they won't come on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This is a smaller version of a Souk than other areas in Morocco but I found it to be less congested and less hassle from the vendors. I thought it was also a bit cleaner than most as well. Lots of lovely items to sell...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank olenas307
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is a fairly small and fairly easy to navigate souk with everything you would expect to see in Morocco. The choice of raffia shoes is good too as my wife always buys a pair and we struggled to find some last year in Marrakesh....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Q4398IKpaulw
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Much the same stuff as the souk in Marrakech, but a lot more fake bags, fake football shirts, cheap plastic toys from China... we weren't impressed.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 426alistairw
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