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Meknes Medina

Listed under Markets in Meknes, Morocco.

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Due to its proximity to Fez, imperial city Meknes doesn’t get as many visitors as it should. Which means you don’t get as much hassle as you should. You won’t be the only foreigner around, but you will be immersed in a sea of locals. Inside the medina, there’s plenty of jewelry and textile souqs (squares), but the thoroughfares that wrap around the medina like a boa constrictor are the real draw. Shoulder-to-shoulder throngs push past haphazard stalls selling cheap clothes, toiletries, bootleg DVDs and other non-exotic, everyday goods. Hawkers shout, buyers dig through piles, and you get a pretty killer authentic experience.

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Written by  Lauren Quinn.

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