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Is it a good idea to visit Marrakesh and the high Atlas in mid October 2023, after the earthquake?

I was planning a trip to Marrakesh in October this year. However, after the earthquake that recently happened I am not so sure anymore. I am worried with seismic replicas and general security ...
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Marrakesh airport to Jemmaa el-Fna

What's the best way for a couple of European tourists to get from Marrakesh airport (RAK) to a hotel near the Jemaa el-Fna without undue hassle or expense? The airport website says the taxi fare ...
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Vegetarian food in Morocco

I am visiting Morocco (Fez, Marrakesh, Aït Benhaddou and Meknes) in December. I am vegetarian (no animal products except dairy). Can I survive in these cities?
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Where can I find a wash and fold in Marrakesh, Morocco?

I would like to wash about 4kg of laundry in Marrakesh. Finding a place to do this has been tricky. Most places only do dry cleaning or industrial loads. Many tourist forums link to this website: ...
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Why do people in the Marrakech Medina say "That way is closed"?

I just got back from a Morocco trip and now have a massive doubt with respect to what it looks like a common behaviour in the Medina (old city). Whenever we wandered around off the souks and main ...
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How can I get from Marrakech to Kasbah Du Toubkal?

My friends and I want to visit Kasbah Du Toubkal from Marrakech about 24th February. Since I haven't found any information about possibilities of travel and prices there, I would like to ask you for ...
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Luggage lockers at Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech?

Can I leave my luggage at the garden while visiting? If not, would I be allowed to take a suitcase inside?
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Taxi or bus from Rabat to Marrakech

Three of us are going to go to Morocco about 20th February. I've read (on RomeToRio) that it is about 200 Dirhams by Grand Taxi from Rabat to Marrakech. Is this accurate for three passengers? Or would ...
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Lounge access at Marrakech airport

Does Marrakech airport (RAK) have any lounge access where I can purchase a pass? I've had a look and could find a British Airways one, but as I'm flying RyanAir, I doubt I'd be able to get in and I ...
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How common is it to get a last minute desert tour in Marrakech?

As per the title, I'm heading to Marrakech and wanting to do a tour either 4D/3N or 5D/4N. However I am travelling by myself (first time ever) and am having trouble finding an open group to go with as ...
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Withdrawing Euros from Moroccan ATMs?

Are there ATMs in Marrakech where I could withdraw EUR? Do these come with additional fees? Would I be better off buying the EUR in the US at a bureau de change? (New York or Chicago) I'm planning on ...
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Are there any special events in Marrakesh in January?

In particular I'm interested in January 3rd to 8th, 2013. But more in general, which events, festivities etc.. are there in Marrakesh?
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Is traveling by train in the night in Morocco safe?

Is traveling by train safe during the night in Morocco? I would like to take a night train from Marrakech to Fes or Rabat, to save a holiday day. Do you think it is wise?
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Family with kids driving from Marrakesh to Fez - any threat of danger for daytime driving?

We are two parents with three children, a blonde, a red head and one brunette, ages 8,9,and 12 years. Why do I write that? because we look very American which may not be such a good thing in Morocco. ...
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What are the operational times for public transport in Marrakech, and where can I find a schedule?

Marrakech has a public bus transport system, but what are its operating times? I ask because Wikitravel states for the single bus route that operates between the city and its airport to be "6.15am to ...
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