Top 10 Tourist Attractions Marrakech in Morocco – City Guide

 

Marrakech in morocco
Marrakech in morocco

Marrakesh is a city that summarizes all of Morocco‘s out-of-North Africa. The name of the city gave the root of the name of the country itself, indicating the importance of this city through the ages. Within the conflagration of the medina, you discover those precious city points to enjoy in the terrifying old meld and the new. Just a gentle breeze here lifts the stage, For Marrakech in Morocco with charming snakes and sleek shops competing for a glimpse into the colorful, bustling Moroccan strong winds.

For consumers, this city has a reputation for being a crazy place to hunt. For tourists interested in history, many museums and buildings are one of the must-see places. And for those who just want to immerse themselves in the local culture, the medina gives Moroccan life in all its glory.

Marrakesh is also the gateway to the Morac High Atlas region, where you can enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery after the Marrakesh metropolis adventures. For tips on the best places to visit, see our list of the best places Marrakech in Morocco.

1. Medina souks Marrakech

 

Medina souks Marrakech in morocco
Medina souks Marrakech

 

For many tourists, Marrakesh’s labyrinthine medina (ancient city) is the star’s attraction. Narrow trails are a form of color, smell, and noise and should be a place to see your destination.

Also with just wandering (and getting lost) between the maze that is busy, there are many opportunities to buy, where you can put your fake hog and change to the inside of your heart. Customers should not miss the Babouche (shoe) Souk, Chouari (carpenter) Souk, El-Attarine (perfume and perfume) Souk, and Cherratine (leather) Souk.

To the west of the great souk area, at the end of the Rue Bab Debbagh, you find Marrakech in Morocco terns, where animal skins are still carved in the traditional way.

2. Djemaa El Fna Marrakech in Morocco

Djemaa El Fna Marrakech
Djemaa El Fna Marrakech

This large area at the entrance to the medina is the site of Marrakesh life. The Djemaa El Fna (oppressive gathering place) is a masterpiece of bridal-singers, musicians, storytellers, fortune-tellers, and snake charmers who do not seem to relax. Here, the whole of Moroccan life comes out in front of you. If you are on the ground in the middle of the bar and it becomes overcrowded, it is also easy to escape to one of the many upstairs apartment hotels and restaurants, where you can check out the crazy atmosphere from above.

Address: Avenue Mohammed V, Marrakesh

3. Visit Medersa ben Youssef Marrakech

Medersa ben Youssef Marrakech
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Built-in 1565 by the Saadians, Ben Youssef’s Medersa (madrassa – Islamic school of education) was the highest religious school in Marrakech in Morocco.
. The dormitories (with student cells formerly home to nine hundred students) are enclosed around small interiors in a typical Islamic architectural design, but the main interior courtyard is the most emphasized here. The beautiful zellige tiling, stalactite ceiling, cedar beams, and Kufic sculptures used as decoration inside the outer courtyard make this madrasa one of the finest Moroccan buildings and attract the star medina.

  • Where? Medersa Ben Youssef Marrakech in Morocco
  • Open every day from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entrance Free: 50dh  (4,50 euros)

4. Become royal at the palace El Badi Marrakech

palace El Badi Marrakech
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At the end of the 16th century, the palace El Badi was built by Sultan Ahmed El Mansour. The palace has once 360 rooms, a huge swimming pool, and a lot of underground cells. At this moment you can still see the ruins of this palace.

Where? At the corner of place des Ferblantiers
Open every day from 9:00 AM – 4:45 PM
Entrance Fee: 10dh (0,9 euros)

5. Dar si said Museum Marrakech

dar si said museum Marrakech
Dar Si said museum Marrakech

This beautiful old-fashioned home designed by Vizier Si Said is home to beautiful Berber jewelry items in fine silver, battery oil from Taroudant, plumbing fixtures, yellow leather, and marble. There is also information on Moroccan carpets and a well-written collection of traditional Moroccan doors and window frames, which refers to the country’s local art. For anyone interested in the swap of North African art and crafts, it is a beautiful place to pot for up to a few hours.

Near Dar Si Said, Maison Tiskiwin has a beautiful collection of clothing, jewelry, arms, musical instruments, fabrics, and furniture (focusing on Saharan culture). Compiled by Dutch art historian Bert Flint.

  • Where? Off Rue Riad Zitoun el Jedid, Medina, Marrakesh
  • Open every day from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Entrance Fee: 40dh (3,60 euros)

6. Theatre Royal in Marrakesh

Theatre Royal in Marrakesh
Theatre Royal in Marrakesh

If you go outside the old town, you can visit the beauty of the building Theatre Royal. It was only built in 2001 but architecturally, this is a pearl!

Where? 40 avenue Mohammed VI
Open every day from 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Entrance is free

7. Bahia palace Marrakech in Morocco

Bahia palace Marrakech in Morocco
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The magnificent chapel of the palace was built in the 19th century on the site of the Grand Vizier Bou Ahmed, which served to Sultan Moulay al-Hassan I. The interior decoration is beautiful paintings of roofing tiles, house paint, and floral arrangements. Iron features show the opulent life of the high people in the sultan way like that time. The massive market of marble courtyards and grocery stores in the haram area are two views, while the courtyard inside the vast mansion, with its banana-leaves and trees. The fruit is a quiet place in the city.

8. Majorelle gardens Marrakech in morocco

majorelle gardens Marrakech in morocco
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The warmth of the garden full of cacti, palms, and ferns, is the work of painter Jacques Majorelle. Originally from the city of Nancy in France, Majorelle came to Marrakesh for health and is well known for her paintings of Moroccan urban life. His most famous work, being this gardener and face blue (now known as Majorelle Blue) painters studio, has been in the area.

After Majorelle’s death in 1962, French designer Yves Saint Laurent bought the device, and when she died in 2008, her ashes exploded in the garden. Majorelle’s old painted house is now home to an excellent museum for Berber artistry. The museum is dedicated to YSL life and the brand name is still being built in the area as well.

9. Walkthrough the Citygate Bab Agnaou Marrakech

citygate bab agnaou Marrakech
Citygate Bab Agnaou

One of the oldest city gates (build in the 12th century) of Marrakesh is Bab Agnaou, which means the gate of the black people. It gave access to the royal kasbah, where palace El Badi and the Seedic grafts.

10. Manara garden Marrakech

Manara garden Marrakech
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This huge garden, once a royal residence, is a bubble of safety that hides right in the heart of Marrakesh. It is a favorite spot for locals who want to get away from the hustle and enjoy some peace and quiet. Most of this area is eaten with olives, but for visitors, the main theme and reason for coming here is the large lake with its fine pavilion. Built-in the 19th century, the pool and pavilion is a favorite destination for many local Marrakesh families, who come here for picnics and walks.

There are some great pictures here of the lake with the Atlas Mountain Rang at its source, on a clear day.

Hope you enjoyed reading about my fantastic trip to Marrakesh. If you have any questions, please let us know, maybe we can help you! contact us

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