Enjoy your time in Morocco, discover with gomarruecos travel guide the best things to do in Marrakech and the best places to visit like museums, hammams, palaces and souks.
the city of Marrakech is the second largest city in Morocco, it is known as the Red City because of its urbain red style. the city has about 800,000 inhabitants and most of the houses here in this city are colored read. the Medina located in the heart of Marrakech is truly a colorful city of entertainment and is called the one of the pearls of morocco. It is the major economic center and has several upcoming industries and markets, it is the best tourist destination in Morocco and one the best destination for toursit in the world .
in this article we will give you 10 best things to do in Marrakech city :
1/ Jardin Majorelle :
first of the places we recommed you is The Jardin Majorelle, it is one of the most visited sites in Marrakech. the site is first created by theFrench painter Jacques Majorelle, it took him about forty years of passion and dedication to create this lovely wonderful garden.
number 2 in our selection is The Bahia Palace wich is a palace , a set of gardens located in the city, the palace was built in the late 19th century intended to be the greatest palace of its time, it is one of the very beautiful places to visit here .
3/Maison de la Photographie
a place created by the 2 tallented men, a moroccan and a french artist Patrick Menac’h and Marrakshi Hamid Mergani, it is three-storey riad turned gallery housing the vintage Moroccan photography collection of thos tallented artisit.
the next suggestion is Souk Semmarine on of the biggest of the local markets in the city called souks(local market) . here you can find a lot of moroccan tradition things like Rugs, leather goods, silverware and crockery of all shapes and sizes are on offer in this labyrinth .
5/Souk Place des Épices
for culture cuisine lovers we recommend you to visit this place, Place des Épices is the traditional spice souk where you’ll find merchants selling everything from allspice to ras al hanout wich is a mix of more than a dozen spices. you will love this magical spices market.
6/El Badi Palace
you love architecture structure then you should definitelyvisit this place El Badi Palace, it is a ruined palace located in Marrakech. It was commissioned by the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur of the Saadian dynasty.this palace offers fascinating insight into the power and wealth of past Moroccan dynasties where you can go in a visit in th past time. you’ll also find the jewel that is the Koutoubia’s minbar ( it is a prayer pulpit), crafted by 12th-century Cordoban artisans.
one of the best known places in the world, jamaa elfenna in marrakech is a vast open square at the heart of the medina , this is one of the biggest attractions in the city and is a Unesco world heritage site. Expect snake charmers, street entertainers and over-enthusiastic henna artists at every turn.a magical place you will love to discover.
for cuisine and who love to cock , Souk Cuisine puts on cookery classes with a twist. it gives you the opportunity to live a unique experience starting with a tour of the souks where you will have to shop for ingredients before heading to a riad where you’re taught how to cook by a group of local women.
9/Riad Yima Tea Room
for who loves culture we recommend you to visit this place, The home and personal gallery of Hassan Hajjaj called ‘Andy Warhol of Marrakech’. this whole place is filled with his up cycled pop art, from furniture and art objects to his sought-after photographs. make yourself at home a bright, eccentric building is where the kitsch of the medina meets modern Morocco.
finnaly we recommend you visit the modern part of the city, Gueliz where you can fin best stores and your favorite international company services like McDonald… and here you’ll find the city’s best restaurants. Its laid-back vibe makes for a refreshing change from the intensity of the medina.
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