Marrakesh Things to Do

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  • 1. Djamaa El Fna - Square

    This is easily Marrakesh's main sight and a place where you can easily spend a couple of hours just walking around or watching the scene. Here, you will find all kinds of arts and all kinds of food in...

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  • 2. Souks

    Yes some of the store owners are rude if you do not buy. but ignore them they are not like most. Move on to a good store. Top tip. Do not ask the price if you are not really interested in buying. If...

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  • 3. Majorelle Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I visited the garden November 2014 and was a little disappointed. The botany was bland and repetitive and took twenty minutes to view. It scores 5 out of ten. It is probably worth one visit but no...

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  • 4. Medina

    I must confess that I was not impressed by the Medina, in Marrakesh. After visiting Tetouan, Tangier, Casablanca, and specially Fes, this Medina seemed a common commercial quarter, without the...

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  • 5. El Bahia Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    The royal Bahia Palace was built to impress. It was intended to be the finest building in the world, and took a legion of master craftsmen shipped in from Fez 15 years to complete. It consists of 160...

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  • 6. Koutoubia Minaret & Koutoubia Gardens

    The city of Marrakesh was captured by Almohads after the death of the Almoravid leader Ali ibn Yusuf in 1147. The Almohads did not want any trace of religious monuments built by the Almoravids, their...

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  • 7. Saadian Tombs

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    What is today one of the main sights in Marrakesh, was left into decay until 1917. The tombs were used as a kind of backyard until air photography revealed what kind of treasure was hidden in the...

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  • 8. Ali Ben Youssef Medersa

    As you approach the Madrasa through Marrakech's dusty streets there's not much to suggest what you will find behind its plain wooden doors. Maybe the ornately tiled series of horseshoe arches across...

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  • 9. El Badi Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    At 10 dirhams for entry this is a must place for a visit.Once inside the palace you enter a peaceful retreat from the way of life outside.The only sound that we heard was the click click from the many...

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  • 10. Hamman - Spa

    This really is an amazing spa, the building is beautiful! The hammam and massage were very good too. Make sure you have time on your hands and make the most of relaxing in the luxury surroundings. We...

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  • 11. Marrakech Museum

    The building itself is the main reason for visiting this beautiful museum, a former 19th century palace. The exhibits including some contemporary art are worthwhile, but the tile work and general...

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  • 12. Menara Gardens

    The Menara Gardens were built in the 12th century by the Almohad ruler Abd al-Mu'min. The name menara derives from the pavillon with its small green pyramid roof (menzeh). The pavilion was built...

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  • 13. Tanneries

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    Before I went I read 'Although the tanneries in Marrakech are not as well known as those in Fez, you'll still find enough to keep your attention for hours.' This was sadly not to be my experience and...

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  • 14. City Wall

    The walls of the Medina in Marrakech, also known as the ramparts, are what lend the city its famous shade of pink. They are made from orange-red clay and chalk, and shimmer red in the heat of a...

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  • 15. Gueliz

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The name Gueliz comes from the Arabic bastardization of the French word "eglise" meaning church. That's the long way of understanding that Gueliz is a colonial construction - a place of wide...

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  • 16. La Mamounia

    4 out of 5 stars

    La Mamounia isn't just a hotel - it is a legend approaching mythical status. It is a place of extreme luxury, and has hosted dignitaries as noble as Sir Winston Churchill. It's been the backdrop to...

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  • 17. Snake Charmers

    One of the must do things in Marrakech and one of the most careful things you must be ready for ..... The Jemaa D'Fna square is full of people reading your fortune, people walking around with monkeys...

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  • 18. The Mellah

    4 out of 5 stars

    Mellahs are the old Jewish Quarters of Moroccan cities and towns. The Mellah of Marrakesh is located within the city walls, south of the Bahia Palace. This area was established during the 16th...

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  • 19. Dyers District

    4 out of 5 stars

    After a pleasant time spent learning about the dyes and 'dressing up' ;-) (see previous tip!)I tried to explain that I wanted to see the skeins of wool hanging to dry (as I'd seen on post cards/guide...

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  • 20. Berber Pharmacies

    Argan Oil is a very rare and precious oil which has been used for centuries by the Berber tribes of Morocco and there are dozens of shops and vendors just waiting to sell some to you. NB: Argon oil is...

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  • 21. Bab Agnaou

    This beautiful gate from 1185 is named after the slaves which entered the Kasbah (Royal District) through it. It was part of the walls of the old Medina and of the oldest preserved structures in town....

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  • 22. Oureka Valley

    Doing the Ourika Valley and Quad Bikes are a definite must in Marrakech, this way you have fun and enjoy the scenic surroundings around you. Ourika valley with views of the Atlas mountains and Quads...

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  • 23. Essaouira

    There can't be many beaches to compare to Essaouira. At one end a castle in the sand collapses into the frothing blue water, at the other a grand medina sits on rocky outcrop praying each day that the...

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  • 24. Kasbah Mosque

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Near the Bab Agnaou gate is the Kasbah Mosque which is known as el-Mansouria. It was named after Sultan Ahmed el Mansour who had it built in 1190 During Moulay Abdullah’s reign it was restored and...

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  • 25. Dar Si Said

    It's a cultural museum with needlecraft, tapestries, carpets and items of clothing. There are also ceramics, musical instruments, jewellery and photos. Something really fascinating, there are some...

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    Mar 30, 2013 at 10:18 AM

    Booked a great excursion from agadir to Marrakech with Ecolodge adventures , we really enjoyed visiting all the attractions

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