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This is the Jewish neighborhood in Marrakech. Here you´ll find the Lezama Synagoge, an important historical site, as well as other eating and shopping opportunities.
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so interesting to see all of the Jewish history in Morocco. Visited the cemetery, the synagogues, the little shops... spend a whole day there, it's worth it.

Thank Yafit F
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A lot of streets and each one of them have its own character. The Mellah is popular Jewish community in Marrakech, place that you need to visit and experience the meaning of that neighborhood, of course if your time permits. It’s not crowded and its...More

Thank Kosta-Macedonia
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We stayed in the Mellah and visited the synagogue and the Jewish cemetery and it was interesting to see the cemetery, especially the older graves. Learning about the Jewish experience in a predominately Islamic country was great!

Thank anissa96
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Mellah (Jewish quarter) is sometimes overlooked and is a bit more off the beaten track (and in the opposite direction of Jemma al Fna). I visited the Mellah's cemetery which has been rejuvenated. Following the war, the cemetery wasn't maintained and became overgrown. But...More

Thank JulieWoodstock_ON
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the Synagogue which was interesting only 10 Dirhams per person. It worth 20 minutes of your time but easy to miss, the security guard is the give away. After that we were guided by a local youth he we couldn't shake off,...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Slat Al Azama Synagogue is unique at Morocco; it is the only one that we see that paint blue and white. you will see the Jewish part all over

Thank Itzik L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The area has gone through a lot of reconstruction and some buildings have even been knocked down. What has emerged is a more easily accessible neighbourhood still with original character. The storks nesting on the ramparts of the square haven't luckily been disturbed, the ironmongery...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is not the first place I would recommend to visit but it is still worth it if you are spending a long time in Marrakech

Thank marialanelane
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The jewish synagogue is one of the oldest places in this area. There is a little museum and an entrance fee at 20drhms i think. Not much to see there though, so maybe strolling around the Area is a better alternative. You will find several...More

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A little dodgy seeming, but my interactions with the locals were so warm and pleasant! Check out the Synagogue, wander the twisting labyrinth and see the sights - plenty to explore in this part of Marrakech.

Thank Jeffrey M
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