36 Hours in Marrakesh, Morocco: Things to Do and See

10 a.m. Absorb local color (and fashion)

Medina time. Leave Jemaa el Fna — the huge, chaotic, carnivalesque marketplace seen on every postcard — to the cobra charmers, hustlers and package-tour throngs. (You’ll eventually stumble on it anyway; all paths lead there.) A more authentic introduction starts at Bab Doukkala, a gate in the medina’s western wall. Ambling eastward along the lanes called Rue Bab Doukkala, Rue Dar el Bacha and Route Sidi Abdelaziz, you pass small shops, locals in long djellaba robes, halal butcher stalls, sputtering mopeds, and rickety carts piled with oranges and bananas. The thoroughfares also host a homegrown fashion scene. Mim Design is a new

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