Morocco Travel Guide
The store is brimming with everything from jewelry to furniture.
Goods spill out along the seemingly endless miles of rough sidewalk: everything from incredibly inexpensive tin lanterns ready to be repurposed as lamps and antique tubs that can be turned into tables to—legend has it—smaller accessories stamped dunhill or hermès.
This well-known school in Morocco offers organized trips to nearby Khenifra’s carpet souks and classes on Maghrebi literature and Arabic calligraphy.
Place Vendôme carries top-quality Moroccan leather goods, from $10 men’s wallets to $200 jackets.
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Deep within the medina, Boutique Majid stocks historic indigenous furniture and objets d'art (armoires; birdcages) alongside oversize antique Berber jewelry. A huge silver hamsa hand dangles from a pendant, while amber and coral beads cry out to be worn layered.
A great market for babouche slippers.
Intensité Nomade sells brightly colored caftans by owner Frédérique Birkemeyer, as well as soft leather pants for women, raw-silk pants for men, and Casablanca designer Karim Tassi’s jeans, slinky suits, and sweaters.
The place to go for a traditional Berber rug.
Nestled deep into the medina, you’ll find the Belghazi Museum, a former 17th-century riad full of carpets, weapons, and wedding chests, some of which are for sale.
The owners provide Perrier shoppers troll the endless array of carpets, most of them ridiculously underpriced at around $300. Make sure you measure your rooms at home before making the trip.
The go-to place for carpets.