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Film Set, Marrakech

Marrakech is often used for filming, and just occasionally the movies leave a mark on the Red City.  One such example is to be found on the rue Mouassine very near to the Mouassine fountain in the Central Medina five … Continue reading

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Decorated Berber Furniture

There is a long tradition of decorating Berber furniture with painted patterns. In respect of islamic the patterns are geometric shapes that do not depict living things. This delightful litte table sits in the Essaouira Suite at Riad Cinnamon.  The … Continue reading

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Adventure in the Red City

We are delighted when our guests offer to write for this website, Below is an article by recent guest at Riad Cinnamon, Deniz Turk. We look forward to welcoming Deniz back soon! Adventure in the Red City Jackson Bentley: “What … Continue reading

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Hassan the wood turner

Hassan the young wood turner works on a street corner near to the Ben Yussef Mosque in Central Marrakech just a few hundred yards from Riad Cinnmaon. His traditional North African lathe is powered by his right hand while his … Continue reading

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Yussef, plaster carver

The Marrakech street ‘traffic’ whizzes by as young plaster carver Yussef works on a piece in his boutique in the Souk Sidi Isshak near to the Ben Yussef Medersa in central Marrakech just around the corner from Riad Cinnamon. Youssef … Continue reading

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Gelati Dino Marrakech

What better way to indulge yourself in scorching Marrakech than a delicious ice cream. Our favourite place for ice cream is located on the Avenue Mohamed V in the new town of Guiliez. Gelati Dino offers authentic Italian ice cream … Continue reading

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Argan oil

Argan oil can be used in many forms, from massage oils, face creams and peanut butter to bread dipping. Such is the versatility of this oil that it can be used for all myriad of purposes. Any visit to Marrakech … Continue reading

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Expertly Guided Marrakech Jewellery trip

Renowned Jewellery expert Sarah Corbett is leading her latest five day shopping trip based at Riad Papillon starting on 31st January 2012.   Sarah’s comprehensive Itinerary is as follows: Arrival Day … A driver will be waiting for you on arrival … Continue reading

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Marrakech Riad with pool

Moroccan summer days can be extremely hot.  The dipping pools in our Marrakech Riads are perfect for cooling off. We also have air conditioning in all rooms. Riad Cinnamon even has a second dipping pool on the spacious roof terrace. … Continue reading

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Doors and Windows of Marrakech

Wandering through the Red City of Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Take a look at the many and varied doors and windows of Marrakech and consider for a moment what might be behind them! It is almost impossible … Continue reading

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Firewood wholesaler in Marrakech

The wood wholesaler is a very important figure in Marrakech.  There are several specialist ‘wood men’ located near to the City walls supplying wood which will be burned in traditional Hammans and bakeries as well as Riads and pivate homes. … Continue reading

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More bed and breakfast options than London

The old town of Marrakech is an exciting and vibrant place to visit. More and more visitors are choosing to stay in a Riad in the old town rather than a faceless hotel, in fact there are now more bed … Continue reading

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Slilou, a Moroccan delicacy traditionally made during Ramadan

Slilou is one of a number of seasonal specialities prepared during Ramadan. It consists of a blend of nuts and spices ground to a fine powder and eaten with teaspoons, usually from a shared dish during the ‘breakfast’ after sundown. … Continue reading

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Cafe Argana, Jemaa al Fnaa, Marrakech

Cafe Argana is located on the main Jemma al Fnaa square with panoramic views from the upstairs terrace, renowned as a particularly fine place from which to see the Marrakech sunset. The cafe is close to reopening after renovation following … Continue reading

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Ryanair Alicante to Marrakech

Ryanair now fly from Alicante to Marrakech, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The flight time is less than one hour and like most Ryanair routes there are some fantastic bargains to be had booking ahead. The Medina of Marrakech is … Continue reading

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