This gallery is the best and oldest in town and features the work of local artists.
Come here for fixed-price shopping.
Essaouira is well known for its woodwork and you can visit a string of shops near the Skala de la Ville. However, the marquetry work is made from local fragrant thuya wood, which is now an endangered species – buyin…
Along with woodwork, Essaouira’s other great product is its raffia work, made from the fibres of the doum palm. Much of its line is sold to European outlets.
This is the place to go for herbal Viagra, Berber lipstick, cures for baldness and exotic spices. You can also buy argan-oil products here, as well as the traditional amlou (about Dh40 per bottle).
A small area of jewellery shops with everything from heavy Berber beads to gaudy gold.