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In Marrakech, you will get lost in the narrow alleyways of the Medina. You will shop and haggle at the Souks (small markets). Don't expect luxury and modernities. A trip to Marrakech will take you centuries back in time. Jamaa el-Fnaa is the crown jewel of this ancient city. The square in the Southeastern part of the Medina was the inspiration for the creation of UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Rue el Gza in the Northern parts of the Medina. This area seems to be known as Laarouss, but as with most places in Marrakech, it is a little bit uncertain.
One of the main sights of Marrakech is the Koutoubia. It's a 12th-century mosque in Almohad style.
The ruins of the El Badi Palace (Palace of Wonder) are another must-see attraction in Marrakech.
Spices are something you should buy. There's a square only for spices in the Medina.
Donkeys are a common sight on the streets of Marrakech.
A small store/alleyway in the maze of the Medina. Sometimes you can't tell if a place is just a store, or if it's an alleyway towards more stores and streets.
Many of the larger streets are covered. This does not keep rainwater out, but it does give shade on warm days.
Place Des Epices (Spice Square) is where you can find lots of spices.
Jemaa el-Fnaa is the main square in Marrakech and an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as designated by UNESCO.
A man covered in the Moroccan flag is anxiously watching the World Cup on a big screen on Jamaa el-Fnaa.