Posts Tagged ‘Jemaa El FNaa’

Marrakech by night in the Summer

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

During the summer, local Marrakchis will always tell you that their city is better during the night. Many often chuckle at the idea of leaving indoors and traipsing around the streets during the day on the tourist trail, preferring to nap the day away inside. Indeed, Marrakech summers are always very hot; just this last […]

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Sunsets in Marrakech

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

    The perfect way to spend an afternoon in Marrakech is by visiting one of the¬†many restaurants and cafes in the central square (Jemaa El fnaa). From there you can enjoy a glass of traditional mint tea on top of the terraces and appreciate the astounding views as the sun slowly sets behind the […]

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Fun and games in Jemaa El Fnaa

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Alongside the food stalls and tradesmen in the centre of Marrakech is this interesting spectacle. Tourists and locals alike test their patience and focus as they try their hand at this hoop game. “It looks a lot easier than it is” a passing tourist informs me, as I watch the crowd try and loop small […]

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Gunua: Fridays special prayer

Friday, July 26th, 2013

This friday was a special day in regards to the fasting month of Ramadan which is currently going on in the Muslim world. On this day was ‘Gunua’, a distinct occasion which left the mosques overflowing onto the street, as is pictured above outside a mosque in Jemaa El Fnaa, central Marrakech.

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Astounding views of the Atlas Mountains: Jemaa El Fnaa

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

  On a clear day in Marrakech, a stunning view of the rooftops of the Marrakech Medina and the looming Atlas mountains is best seen from one of the many cafe and restaurant terraces in the centre of Marrakech, Jemaa El Fnaa. As your day draws to a close you may consider returning as this […]

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