Ensemble Artisanal

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Ensemble Artisanal information

Chefchaouen , Morocco
Address
Street Place el-Majzen
Opening hours
10am-2pm & 4-6pm
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Lonely Planet review

Chefchaouen remains an artisan centre and, as such, an excellent place to shop - especially for woven rugs and blankets in bright primary colours. Many shops have looms in situ, so you can see the blankets being made. Previously silk was the material of choice: the mulberry trees in Plaza Uta el-Hammam are a legacy of these times. Most of the weaving nowadays is with wool, one of the area's biggest products.

It's worth stopping at the Ensemble Artisinal, if only for the sake of comparison.