You’re on a budget and you want to stay in the Medina. Riad Massin, all the way.
If you’re not on a budget but you want to stay in the Medina: If you want to stay near the Fna and inside the walls of the mazelike old city, you can also go high end. The place to do this? Riad Dixneuf La Ksour, impeccably decorated, clean, contemporary and with great service.
El Badi Palace
Ben Youssef Madrasa
La Nouvelle Sirene: Newly opened near the apartment in Gueliz, La Nouvelle Sirene makes traditional Moroccan food with a French twist.
Stall 32 and Stall 14 (of the juice stalls) at the Djemaa el-Fna: harira soup, stuffed like a sardine around a rickety, u-shaped picnic bench. Seriously. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200. Get straight to Stall 32.There are a dizzying amount of stalls to choose from, and they will all be calling you over, trying to take you by the arm, even. Cajoling, and smiling, eventually turning sour when it becomes clear you’re not going eat their meals. Why? Becauase you’re going to make a beeline for Stall 32 and get perfectly grilled lamb sausage and
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