Tangier

Things to do in Tangier

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 ambience may be initially inauspicious, but inside, the goods, culled from all over the country, are cheap and first-rate: spice holders, hand-painted cups from Fez, inlaid boxes, miniature teapots, and more.

The utterly distinctive, handmade, oddly colored booties are embellished with covered buttons and lacings.

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.

The go-to place for carpets.

Otherwise known as the Weaver's Market, feral cats and vendors selling hangers are mixed with vendors who sell to Barneys New York.

The shop is full of exquisite embroidered table linens.

The Art Deco cinema was saved by local artists in the community as part of a larger effort to save Tangier's historic buildings.

An excellent store for antique finds.

A great market for babouche slippers.

Among the oldest and most famous parfumerie in the Muslim world.

A market of straw furniture and baskets; custom orders welcome.