What you Need to Know about Visiting the Fes Medina

What you Need to Know about Visiting the Fes Medina

Fes, Morocco is famous for their medina, a massive community of small cobblestone alleys loaded with riads, Moroccan lodging, as well as souks, which are Arab marketplace vendors. It is home to the oldest Medina in the whole wide world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The medina is incredible, but can be really intimidating. If you’re thinking of traveling to Morocco, this post is a must-read!

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Morocco Shopping: What to Buy in Morocco & How Much to Pay

Morocco Shopping: What to Buy in Morocco & How Much to Pay

Shopping in Morocco is interesting… When shopping in the medina, no prices are listed and it is the most extreme haggling we have ever encountered anywhere. The first price that vendors quoted was often FOUR TIMES higher than the final price that resulted. Don’t be afraid to walk away. Often enough, you will get alllll the way down the street before they start calling you back. In an attempt to help you with your shopping so you don’t get ripped off, here is what we were able to negotiate Moroccan souvenir prices down to.

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