Morocco is a shopping paradise, especially when it comes to local crafts:
sculpted low wooden tables, copper trays, lanterns, carpets, antique or
modern dishes, cotton djellabas, silver jewelry and sandals. You have to
bargain, byt with a smile!
Well-packed, traditional Moroccan pastries can be safely kept a few
days. Do not buy saffron. On the other hand, cumin, rose water and argan
oil are first-class.
CENTRE REGIONAL D'ARTISANAT
This centre -a school for apprentices- sells carpets, jewelry, pottery
and wooden irems. No bargining. Traditional crafts are also sold in the
Souk, which is open on week-ends.
Let yourself get lost in the labyrinth of narrow streets in the souk,
which has an astonishing selection of tapestries, jewelry and copper.At
the goldsmiths souk, only the merchants are allowed at 16:00 to buy gold
in open air auctions.
AL JAWDA (Moroccan confectionery)
Address: 11, rue de la Liberte, Gueliz, Marrakech
Hakima Alami for the last 15 years has made traditional cakes according
to her mother's recipes: Cornes de Gazelle (Gazelle Horns), Almond macarons,
Almond Paste Pastillas and fesh cream Feqqas.
Address: 15, rue de la Liberte, Gueliz, marrakech
The place to find Fes plates and dishes, enameled glass, Hammered copper
sugar bowls, small bottles, candleware, camel leather lamp poles.
PLACE JEEMA EL FNA
This is probably the liveliest area in town, seething with tourists,
tooth-pullers, snake charmers and fortune-tellers. Sample the keftas and
other specialities at food stands.
COMPLEXE ARTISANAL (CRAFTS TOWN)
Address: Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakech, Morocco.
Address: Rampe Tarik-al-Marsa, on the left out of the Casbah
Traditional crafts from all over Morocco are soldin one area of Rabat.
They include pottery, wood and wrought-iron pieces, embroidery and carpets-ll
meticulously arranged in artistic display.