In the bustling Jemaa el-Fna, located in the historic medina of Marrakech, a girl has fun with a monkey on your head!

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In the bustling Jemaa el-Fna, located in the historic medina of Marrakech, a girl has fun with a monkey on your head!
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The Jemaa El Fna (or Djemaa el-Fna) is a square in the medina of Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco. The name of the square can be translated as "House of the Dead," for there for centuries criminals were executed and their heads exposed to lead by example. However, as the word also means Djemaa mosque, the location name can be translated as "place of the vanished mosque," as a reference to a destroyed Almoravid mosque. Djemaa el-Fna at night. Today, the square is the busiest of Marrakech, with several shows as jugglers, acrobats, snake charmers, fakirs, sword swallowers, healers, musicians, dancers, storytellers, etc.. At night, the food stalls typically dominate the square, along with hundreds of tourists and locals.
Location: Jemaa El Fna, Marrakech,Marocco, África