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Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

The potteries in Salé (just across the river from Rabat - about a 15 min drive from the Embassy) offer a huge array of pottery and furniture for insanely cheap prices (at least for the pottery).

Otherwise, rugs, ceramics, clothing, leather goods, etc. abound and are of very high quality. You can find anything in the medinas, but I recommend Fes for leather and rugs and Salé for pottery. Our CLO has tons of suggestions too. - Oct 24, 2017


CARPETS! Make sure you have weight in your HHE to accommodate the carpets you will buy.

Woodworking, metal works, mosaic tiles, brass lamps, poufs, silver and gold jewelry, it's all here.

Be prepared to bargain your butt off to get the best prices (25-30 percent of the initial "ask"). - Oct 23, 2017


Pottery, rugs, leather goods, spices, trinkets, and Moroccan tea sets. - Jul 20, 2014
A huge range of stuff. We came here with no furniture to our name and will have many pieces. Rugs and carpets of course. Some clothes. Many small decorative items. Lamps. It's Morocco--you probably have some pre-conceived notions and you are probably right. - Nov 17, 2011
Carpets, glassware, woodworking. - Nov 16, 2011
antique doors, pottery, tile tables and fountains, leather goods - Sep 18, 2011
Pottery, rugs, wood carvings, fossils. - Apr 8, 2010
So many things!Beautiful woodwork, brass work, and more. - Jun 3, 2008