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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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