Must See Sights in Marrakech

Marrakech is the fourth largest city in the North African country of Morocco and a very popular tourist destination. This city has so much to offer holiday makers from spectacular luxury hotels to a number of historical and cultural sights.

There are a few things you shouldn’t miss when staying in the area to ensure you enjoy the complete Marrakech experience. Our clients always enjoy their experiences in Marrakech.

Djemaa el-Fna
Djemaa el-Fna is a large square in the heart of Marrakesh Medina, or the old town. This square is where you can experience snake charmers, jugglers and dancers. While street performers perform in the square there are a number of food stalls where you can taste some of the traditional culinary delights.

Marrakech Museum
The museum is located in a beautiful nineteenth century palace and is where you can see a selection of contemporary and traditional art and statues. The museum is open daily to ensure you soak up all the history and culture that Marrakech has to offer.

Saadian Tombs
The tombs are must to see when in the area. They are the burial place of the Saadian royalty complete with spectacular decoration including some beautiful carvings.

The Tanneries
The Tanneries is a unique experience to see the ancient art of preparing the leather. You’ll be amazed at the selection of pots which are placed filled with leather and dye. Once the leather is dyed the items are placed on the roof tops to dry out.

Bahia Palace
Bahia Palace dates back to 1867 and while part of the palace is still used as a royal residence, there are many of the rooms available for you to see including the impressive courtyard area.

The souks are traditional markets and an experience you must have when in the area. These markets are colorful and filled with pleasant aromas, you can buy anything from traditional jewelry to leather items and perfumes to pottery.

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