If you step out of the doors of the Riad Cinnamon
and stroll past the Ben Youssef mosque, you will encounter the numerous scarf stalls that line the walls in the direction of Souk Semmarine.
The stalls showcase kaleidoscopic arrangements of vivid colours and patterning,
the likes of which can not be found in the city market districts of Europe. Most of the scarves are locally sourced from near Marrakech,
however some salesmen choose to import from Turkey, Iran and Pakistan.
And as well as being a fashion accessory, scarves offer protection against the often harsh conditions of the Moroccan climate
and have been a fundamental aspect of Islamic identity in Morocco for many hundreds of years.
The scarves on offer in this district of Marrakech are all of the highest calibre of quality and are very reasonably priced, ranging from prices of 20 (£1.47) to 120 (£8.83) Moroccan dirhams depending on the size and design.
An authentic Moroccan scarf is an accessory that’s truly unique to this corner of the globe, explore the magic of Marrakech through the comfort of a luxury Riad Hotel
for yourself, and take a piece of Morocco home with you.
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