General Information About Marrakech
If you have decided to travel to the magical destination of Marrakech, you may have a lot of questions about Morocco: the currency, how a traveler can get by in English, and what visas are necessary to enter the country.
Marrakech Safety and Security
Tips for Visiting Marrakech
Other helpful info
Electricity, plugs, and sockets
The power sockets used in Morocco are type C and E. These are the same as in most European countries, except for the U.K. The voltage is 220V and the frequency is 50 Hz. If in your country you use another outlet, you'll probably need a travel adapter.
You do not need any vaccines to travel to Morocco.
Current local time
The time zone in Marrakech and the rest of the country is GTM+1 throughout the year.
Marrakech has adequate opening hours, opening generally from 9 am until 9 pm. Some shops close on Friday and some close during lunchtime but reopen in the afternoon.
Visitors will find the main shopping area in the Medina, in the Souks.
Helpful telephone numbers
- Ambulance: 15.
- Morocco area code: 212
- Police: 19.