The main souks climb up from an archway on the main square, Place de l’Indépendance, by the optimistically named Grand Hôtel. Ouezzane has a local reputation for its woollen rugs – most evident in the weavers’ souk, around Place Rouida near the top end of the town. Also rewarding is the metalworkers’ souk, a covered lane under the Mosque of Moulay es-Abdallah Shereef; to find it, ask directions for the pleasant (and adjacent) Café Bellevue.

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