Jemaa el Fna | Marrakesh, Morocco

Built in the eleventh century, the Jemaa el Fna has become a symbol of Marrakesh and is protected under the artistic heritage of Morocco. It offers a unique concentration of food,  ancient traditions, such as the tales of storytellers, traditional medicine, various forms of entertainment as well as commercial activities.

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By 10am, the daily performance is under way. Snake charmers blast oboes to calm hissing cobras; henna tattoo artists beckon to passers by; water-sellers in fringed hats clang brass cups together, hoping to drive people to drink.

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Everywhere you look you’ll see drama in action.

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The show doesn’t peak until shadows fall and hundreds of chefs arrive with grills in tow.

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It’s a sensory experience you wont want to miss.

chef chris colburn
Roasted Sheep’s Head for Dinner

 

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