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El Hedim Square

Ave Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“snake charmers” (20 reviews)
“bab mansour” (15 reviews)
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Ave Moulay Ismail, Meknes, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is directly across the street from the Bab Mansour Gate so if you stop to see the gate give it a quick view and head across the street to the square. I got the sense that 90% or more of the markets here cater...More

1  Thank dskid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beware of the 2nd restaurant on the left that has a yellow menu card and sells “fresh grilled chicken”. The menu looks pretty cheap and (of course) they’ll try their best to get you eat in their restaurant. They will charge you extra, which they...More

1  Thank Caballero28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large place between the Meknes main gate and the Souks. Dealer with porcelain, traditionel Moroccian issues and Meeting Point of all tourists and guided tours. Entrance to the market and souks with a lot of small sale Points for fruits, vegetables, meat, spices, clothes and...More

Thank Roland K
Reviewed 13 August 2017

El hedim square is great place at night very lively and interesting. The square is busy and noisy with lots going on from music ever to snake charmers .

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The old medina of Meknes is a sight in itself. Like those of other cities, it can feel a bit like a labyrinth and it is easy to get lost (although that is half the fun). You won’t be hassled here nearly as much as...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Personally, Meknes was one of my favorite destinations in Morocco. After having spent time in Marrakech previously, Meknes was a welcoming break from the persistent touts and hagglers at the Djemma el Fna. El Hedim is, in my opinion, a true Morrocan square. The locals...More

Thank Jacob C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Monkeys, snakes, ostrich, men in women clothes, singers, street food, artisans....etc DID I MISS ANYTHING? Its fun...love the vibes of El Hedim

Thank Salma_Ed
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The plaza and market were the highlight of the city. Tiny market, but this one had more charisma then some in other cities. Perhaps more authentic. Worth a walk in/around. Right in middle of city, near gates/wall.

Thank abmilw
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Fantastic if one is acquainted with how a Bazaar should work. There are tents with camels and traders and merchants exchange and some barter. Amazing. My recommendation is to stay in Meknes for a few days. It is a must. This place is stella. I...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We really did not see anything or real interest in the Square to make us want to stop and spend time there. Basically we just walked thru to the Medina from the Bab and then ordered a couple sandwiches to go from a food vendor....More

Thank wacotom
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