Jewish Culture Connect

During this unique experience, you will discover and do the interesting attractions about the history of Jewish Marrakesh Community.
You will dive in the Jewish Quarter "mellah" and see its old Jewish local market, meet the only Kosher Butcher there, visit the synagogue and the awesome jewish cemetery that has been there since the 16th century, speak to the rabbi about the evolution of the Jewish community in Morocco, and last but not least you will get to know about the Moroccan Jewish candies as well as the spices and herbal medicines that had been used by the Moroccan Jews since before the 3rd century.

per adult from

$53

NZD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Jewish Moroccan candies
    • Coffee and/or Tea - Moroccan mint tea
    • Synagogue and cementery entrance fee
    • Entry/Admission - Slat Al Azama Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Miaara Jewish Cemetery
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Mellah, Marrakech Morocco

      DescriptionThe narrow alleys of Mellah were once home to the city's Jewish population, as seen in landmarks like the Lazama Synagogue, with its tiled courtyard and exhibits on Jewish life, and the tranquil Miaara Jewish cemetery. Nearby are the lively Mellah Market, with meat and produce, and Bab Mellah Spice Souk. European-style cafes, upscale Moroccan restaurants and stalls selling grilled meats and tajines dot the area.

      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Slat Al Azama Synagogue, Derb Saka, Marrakech 40000 Morocco

      like most synagogues erected in Morocco, salat al- azamat, built in 1492, is located in the Mellah, originally meant for accommodating the Jewish community. Beautifully-sized, it was built around a central courtyard, a model of traditional architecture. only recently it has been revamped: a gallery for women (erzat nachim) has been added to its eastern wall and the usually mobile wooden arch, has been replaced by a marble arch adjoining the eastern wall.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Miaara Jewish Cemetery, Avenue Taoulat Miara Mellah, Marrakech Morocco

      implanted in the district originally Jew of the Mellah, the Jewish cemetery of Miaara testifies of the long history of the Jewish community of Marrakesh. old of more than 500 years, this vast space contains graves of a simple appearance and variable sizes, dated several centuries as a few years. on the left are numerous anonymized graves, testimony of the epidemies which raged in the city obliging a fast burying of bodies.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Rue Bahia Bab Mellah, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco

      Geusts will see the Jewish local Goldsmith area, the Old Jewish Market and meet the jewish butcher cacher exclusively...than guest will take ideas about the authentic Jewish cook . at the end they will have some free time the buy gifts if they want it .

      Duration: 40 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      1: Earth Café, 4 Derb el Messfloui, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
      2: Earth Café, 4 Derb el Messfloui, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
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      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Moroccan Memory Tours

    Activity ID: V-204333P1

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