At sunset, Old City neighborhood in Marrakech conjure themselves. Stalls opened, chairs and benches lined the streets. Stir in bacon scented air. This is the most hypnotic night market in Morocco.
Jemaa El-Fna, so its name. As the sun went home and changed the night, Old City neighborhood clean up. Local residents opened the food and drink stalls. The tellers, street artists, and artisans open stalls hena tattoos. The faint, fragrant spices and grilled lamb burst in the air.
The night market is one of the reasons tourists want to visit the city of Marrakech, Morocco. Jemaa El-Fna as has magic, hypnotic travelers to forget yourself. More nights, the sound of musical instruments Gnawa beat the sound.
Residents and tourists were getting hungry. The smell of food pushed into the air.
There snails with spicy seasonings, grilled lamb with spices, grilled chicken is also served with a bowl of hot soup.
Spicy sausage and spices grilled fish served in a bowl of baked beans. Everything is fresh, you will get a warm meal is complete.
No need to worry if you are not fluent in Arabic. Each stall has a list menu. You stay appointed, sitting on a bench nearby, then wait summoned by the seller. Price of each food was relatively cheap. Not surprisingly, Jemaa El-Fna being one of the most favorite night market in the world.
In one night, Jemaa El-Fna will bewitch travelers. Imagine, the soothsayers and storytellers lined the roadside. Artists sing and play musical instruments, while dancers shimmy in the crowd. While the storyteller, ready to tell about the heroes of Islam.
Late at night, street artists who will entertain tourists is the transvestite dancers. They wore clothing typical Moroccan woman, and shimmy with lively. Veils covering their faces, but guaranteed, you will find differences in the transvestites distraught by the original lady!
Not Morocco’s name if not identical with spices. Still in Jemaa El-Fna, the stalls selling spices lined and dry fruits.
There is also Majoun, native Moroccan cannabis is processed into jam or pie. Although no influence of marijuana in general, cakes and jam is said to cause hallucinations.
Do not just taste the food and take pictures here. Choose your own image to be applied to the hands or feet. The henna tattoos can last a week.
Because of its allure, many tourists who spend the night till morning in Jemaa El-Fna. It’s okay, origin must remain cautious. Theft had occurred several times, so many residents and tourists. But you need to do is make sure valuables are stored in a safe place. Then, enjoy a fascinating night markets Morocco!