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Beautiful work of art on display

The bronze and copper work in this section of the medina are exquisite and extremely intricate... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chennai (Madras), India
Craftsmen creating intricate works of brass and copper

Place Seffarine is near the entrance to the al-Qarawiyin Library in the Fes medina. Several... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
Carol A S
Marietta, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bronze and copper work in this section of the medina are exquisite and extremely intricate. Pots and pans, lampshades and chandeliers - you will find them all.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SrikanthSivaraj
Reviewed 10 January 2019

you must pass here on your walking tour in Fed in order to experience to craftmanship in metal. everything is handmade and people are so passionate about the products.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kangelini
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Place Seffarine is near the entrance to the al-Qarawiyin Library in the Fes medina. Several metal-working shops surround the small plaza dominated by a gnarled tree. Local craftsmen tap away at brass (doesn't tarnish) and copper, cutting, shaping and polishing beautiful filigreed cookware, copper tagines,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A S
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Whilst exploring the streets of the old Medina of Fes, we came upon these true craftsmen, rhythmically beating their hammer on metal to make the most amazing brass and copper goods. It was fascinating to watch them hard at work, using the same traditions that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank julesem47
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Like other reviewers we really enjoyed this. The copper wok is exquisite and watching the men at work is like being back in another century....so wonderful to get handmade articles that will last forever. The noise is amazing but I fear for the hearing of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tracey011
Reviewed 17 August 2018

While roaming in the Old Medina, a nice spot is this square, where several craftsmen work copper to produce pots and other souvenirs. It brings back to old times.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 7 May 2018

A pittoresque square where local men are still tinkering with metal objects under a large tree. They don't even mind their picture taken in comparison to some in the souk who will easily start shouting at you. The tradition of handmade brass and copper objects...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Heli P
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Loved our experience in this area of the market. The workers were so kind and their work was stunning.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank alalor
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Very lively place with plenty of craftsmen working with copper. At some times of the day, they play some traditional music and work on the metals following the rhythm. Very enjoyable!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ericangelo
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Can't describe it but it's such a pretty, charming square with a beautiful tree in the middle of it and metal workers undertaking their crafts, shops lined with beautiful products. It's hard to miss and is a welcome sight after being in crammed pathways through...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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