Top Attractions in Marrakech
Discover the best of Marrakech, including its top museums, tourist attractions and most popular day trips on this article.
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The Jemaa el-Fnaa is Marrakech’s main square and the most important part of the Medina. It has become the symbol of the city and is always full of life.
The souks of Marrakech’s medina are a maze of market stalls where the vibrant colours blend with the smell of spices and shouts of merchants.
The Koutoubia Mosque is Marrakech’s most important mosque and was one of the largest house of worships for followers of Islam when completed in 1158.
The Bahia Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in Marrakech. It was built in the late nineteenth century and is a must-see attraction.
Ben Youssef Madrasa
The Ben Youssef Madrasa was the largest and most important Islamic school in Morocco. It has over 130 rooms and housed over 900 students.
The Saadian Tombs are one of the most popular tourist sites in Marrakech. They were open to the public in 1917 when they were discovered.
El Badi Palace
El Badi Palace was built at the end of the sixteenth century to commemorate the victory of the Battle of the Three Kings against the Portuguese.
Housed in the Dar Menebhi Palace from the nineteenth century, the Marrakech Museum features various collections of weapons, pottery and other objects.
Dar Si Said
The Dar Si Said Museum is officially called the Museum of Moroccan Arts, which features antiques, arms and some of the oldest objects in Marrakech.
The Menara Gardens are Marrakech’s most popular landscaped garden located to the west of the medina. They are definitely worth discovering!
The Jardin Majorelle was designed in 1924 by Jacques Majorelle, a French painter that settled in Marrakech in 1919.
The palm grove of Marrakech has over 100.000 palm trees and is the ideal place to relax and get away from the chaotic medina.
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Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Take a horse-drawn carriage ride in Marrakech and discover the city’s illuminated landmarks and walls. It is a unique way of exploring Marrakech.
Experience an authentic Moroccan hammam and discover why these spas are an extremely important part of the Moroccan culture and way of life.
Discover the prices and best places for camel riding in Marrakech. A fun and original activity to do in Morocco.
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The Ouzoud Falls, located 93 miles (150 km) northeast of Marrakech, are the most magnificent and impressive waterfalls in Morocco.
Essaouira is a small fortified town on the Atlantic coast located 112 miles (180 km) west of Marrakesh. Find out how to get to Essaouira and what to see.
One of the most popular day trips from Marrakech is to the Ourika Valley. You will follow the Ourika River at the foothills of the impressive High Atlas.
Ouarzazate is a town located 124 miles (200 km) to the southeast of Marrakech. It became world-famous for its movie studios.