Monday, September 23, 2013

A Visit to Marrakesh in Morocco

The Jemaa el-Fnaa or Djemaa el Fna, located in the city of Marrakesh, Morocco, is one of the most illustrious and spellbinding squares in Africa. Imposingly nestled in the core of the city, this vivacious square constitutes a vibrant and tremendously charged convergent platform for a bewildering spectrum of irresistible performances; from the oral delivery of fascinating tales, through dynamic herb-dealers, right through to monkey trainers. This breathtaking square has been granted World Heritage Site status by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

In this famous square, be prepared to meet a great diversity of people, engaged in an immense array of activities; including snake charmers, acrobats, magicians, mystics, musicians, monkey trainers, herb sellers, story-tellers, dentists, and entertainers in medieval garb. Doubtless, hundreds of thousands of visitors across the globe, converge on this lively venue every year, to sample the exquisite aura of this exceptional plaza.

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