The experience of shopping in Marrakesh is as enjoyable as visiting its tourist attractions. Shopping is for buying souvenirs and gifts to take back home to remember the interesting journey in Marrakesh and to always desire to come back for a visit. There are a lot of products that you will only find generally in Morocco like the Moroccan Lanterns which reflects the beauty of Morocco through its wonderful colors and detailed features. They are available in all markets with all shapes, sizes, and materials. In Marrakesh, you will also find silver jewelers who create silver masterpieces with a variety of designs including modern and traditional jewels. Morocco is famous for its unique and tanned leather which is used in making products. It is also the right place to get natural Argan oil since Argan trees grow in the south region of Morocco. It is made in traditional Berber way, and Moroccans use it for cooking, cosmetics, acne, hair and skin care. In addition, you can buy the colorful hand-made perfume bottles filled with rose water or oils and are made of glass or ceramic. You cannot miss the colorful hand-made rugs and carpets which you can enjoy watching their making process in the shop. In addition, there are magnificent hand-painted ceramic pots that you can find all shapes, colors, and sizes. They are considered perfect gifts for decoration. Try not to forget buying the Moroccan dress called djellaba for both men and women. It is available for women in a variety of colors, material, and patterns, but for men, it is usually available in neutral colors like black, olive or grey. While buying the djellaba, look for the Balgha which a traditional sandal made of leather and are very comfortable. In Marrakesh, you will feel the pleasure of shopping in its shopping malls and markets.
There are a lot of shopping malls in Marrakesh like Menara Mall which is one of the largest shopping malls. It is a mall where a can do shopping, leave your kids to have fun in Kidzo area and enjoy the delicious food in its several restaurants. It contains a lot of shops where you can buy clothes, perfumes, accessories, and all the souvenirs. There is also a part in the mall that is considered Souk where you can find all the traditional Moroccan stuff. In addition, you will find the kidzo area where your kids can enjoy their time playing games, while you finish shopping. You will also be entertained by the fountain show which includes a lot of colorful lights and music. Another shopping mall is Al Mazar Commercial Centre which is located in the tourist area of Aguedal. It is considered the first mall in Marrakesh and it contains several brand stores, restaurants, Carrefour hypermarket, bowling area and playing area for kids. You can also visit Carré Eden Shopping Center which has a variety of brand stores for clothing and shops for electronics, and cosmetics furniture. It also contains Carrefour hypermarket and a food court with a variety of restaurants. These are some of the famous shopping malls in Marrakesh but you will find a lot more.
Marrakesh has many famous souks which contain traditional Moroccan products that can be gifted or bought as souvenirs. Jemaa el-Fnaa is the main square and market place in Marrakesh where you can eat, shop and watch the entertaining performances. The unique thing about this place is how it changes throughout the day. During the day, you will find stalls of orange juice, spices, mint leaves, and snails. There will be also monkey trainers who train their apes to climb over tourists and snake charmers. At dusk, all the morning stalls disappear, so you will find food stands selling tasty and cheap food instead, and you can have dinner enjoying Moroccan musicians playing traditional music, story-tellers, magicians and other various performances. In Jemaa el-Fnaa you will do the shopping and be entertained. You will also find the Gueliz region that is popular for shopping. It resembles the traditional souks and contains Moroccan hand-made products but it also contains European brand stores as well as modern restaurants and cafes. In Gueliz region, you can visit 33 Rue Majorelle stores where you will find clothes and accessories made by international designers along with traditional Moroccan products. There is also Souk cherifia which consists of a group of small stores which offer traditional stuff, hand-made crafts, and clothes. You need to experience shopping in Souks and enjoy the feeling of discovering new things.
Buying souvenirs and doing shopping are activities we all enjoy, thus markets and malls in Marrakesh focus on offering the fun atmosphere you need while shopping. The experience of exploring the Moroccan traditional souks and shopping malls in Marrakesh is entertaining.