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35 of 35 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A very good pocket guide. Cedrtainly excellent value to money
This is a good pocket guide and well worth the cost spent on it. Living close to Morocco and a frequent visitor there I would like to see more on the art of bartering in the Souks; Aim and offer a QUARTER of the asking price, always keeping in mind of course, how much you value and want the item. With this in mind, wait and then make second offer of no more than a third...
Published on 7 Nov 2010 by E. Lucas

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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Simple, but maybe combine with other guides
The top 10 format is ok, it covers a lot of the good stuff in Marrakech, but not real depth to the guide, so worked great in conjunction with a more detailed guide.

It's nice and simple and has a lot of the sights etc covered.
Published on 26 Oct 2009 by J. Lemon


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35 of 35 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A very good pocket guide. Cedrtainly excellent value to money, 7 Nov 2010
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E. Lucas (Gibraltar) - See all my reviews
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This is a good pocket guide and well worth the cost spent on it. Living close to Morocco and a frequent visitor there I would like to see more on the art of bartering in the Souks; Aim and offer a QUARTER of the asking price, always keeping in mind of course, how much you value and want the item. With this in mind, wait and then make second offer of no more than a third. Then listen to the banter explaining the superior quality of the product, the hand made qualities, the uniqueness of it, say "Thank You, I am not that keen anyway..." and walk away. Without a doubt you will be called back to renegociate. Stick to your last offer and walk away again and hey presto, success assured.

Perhaps an enhanced section on what to do with children /families could be added. Marrakech is now an extremely safe and tranquil place for families and certainly not what it was 20 years ago. Explore it by all means but if you can, dont miss Essaouira, the windy town on the coast or more importantly, a three day excursion to the dunes south of Zagora (M'Hamid). However for a real Sahara desert experience, travel due east to the village of Merzouga, where the real and best sand dunes in Morocco can be found. Stay in a Berber tent overnight (you can easily arrange this when you get there, as well as camel rides to and from the tent) for an experience you and your children will not forget. For this excursion you need to stop midway in Todra Gorge and another night in the desert, ditto on the way back.
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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant for a short break, 16 Mar 2010
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S. J. Trueman "Sazz" (Sheffield, UK) - See all my reviews
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I love these Top Ten guides! I've just returned from a 4 day break in Marrakech and this guide was indispensable! The top ten Marrakech Highlights section makes sure you don't miss anything on a short break and the Around Town section gives great ideas of where to go if you have a little longer. The fold out map was useful and robust. Brilliant!
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Simple, but maybe combine with other guides, 26 Oct 2009
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J. Lemon "Singstar Jim" (London) - See all my reviews
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The top 10 format is ok, it covers a lot of the good stuff in Marrakech, but not real depth to the guide, so worked great in conjunction with a more detailed guide.

It's nice and simple and has a lot of the sights etc covered.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good size with info you need, 4 Nov 2012
This review is from: DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Marrakech (Paperback)
A basic start to Marrakech. All the infor you need to see the major sites in a few days. A nice small size so it can be carried around each day. Have bought many titles from this series and will buy again.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars easy to use, 22 Oct 2012
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Small enough to put in your pocket. Contains all relevant details for the first time visitor. Great map that is waterproof and detachable from book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars All that you would expect from D.K., 25 Sep 2010
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Anne Diamond (U.K.) - See all my reviews
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Top 10 Marrakech has so much information and beautiful photos but at the same time is small enough to carry with you for easy reference.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book in fabulous condition, 12 Oct 2012
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Great book, provides concise overview of the main features of Marrakech. It will be a valuable tool when planning my trip.
Book arrived in excellent condition, securely packaged and in a timely manner.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A really useful guide book, 11 Oct 2012
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I bought this guide book after reading brilliant reviews on amazon. It's well layed out and easy to use. I am off the Marrakech and will have this in my pocket at all times.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars reasonable - does what it says, 17 April 2012
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as with all DK guides, visually interesting and easy to navigate.
short and sweet, so a nice slim guide for carrying around.
however it felt a little repetitive in parts, and because they were pushing the "top 10" format, some of the "top 10's" felt a little contrived. Also because of this "top 10" focus, it didn't inculde any other background stuff eg history of the country, finnance, population demographics, employment - which isn't essential, but would have been interesting.
So if you just want a short and sweet, concise guide book to sightseeing in marrakech (not other parts of morocco) and like the attractive DK presentation - which I do - then this was well worth the £5.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Sight seeing in Marrakech, 13 July 2011
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Mr. A. R. Everest (UK) - See all my reviews
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Well laid out book giving plenty of information prior to visting destination. Not just the top ten sights but top ten of various things to see & do such as top ten parks, top ten shopping, etc
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