- Aissam AKHIYAT
- Publié November 14, 2020
- TourismTravel to Morocco
Marrakech has stood for close to a thousand years, a city of history and culture.
One of the most evocative places in the world, just the name conjures up images of this cultural melting pot – sandstone buildings, dusty streets and towering minarets against deep blue skies immediately spring to mind.
Being a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces and gardens.
The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire, with mazelike alleys where thriving souks (marketplaces) sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewelry.
A symbol of the city, and visible for miles, is the Moorish minaret of 12th-century Koutoubia Mosque.
Known as The Red City thanks to the hue of the thick walls surrounding the old city, Marrakech has been a popular tourist destination in Morocco since the 1960s, attracting everyone from the Beatles to Sienna Miller.
It’s a place to engage the senses, nowhere more so than in the famous souks.
These vibrant markets are a whirlwind of colour and noise, where throngs of people weave between tightly packed stalls exhibiting pyramids of brightly coloured spices, richly woven rugs and a thousand other exotic goods.
We offer the must-sees tour in this huge city. To sign up, do not hesitate to do it by yourself through our car rental agency in Marrakech.
Unmissable visits and gardens.
Many tourists are fascinated by the unique places of Marrakech and here are the reasons to follow these excursions yourself:
Former belonging to the famous Yves Saint Laurent, the ashes of the couturier were scattered around the Majorelle Garden whose beauty and colors will not leave you insensitive.
Considered a palace due to its traditional facade, Le Jardin Secret is a place to especially not to miss all like those mentioned above because each one remains unique!
Possessing a great diversity of plants within its educational garden, the Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam is also one of the unusual places of Marrakech.
Also part of Unesco’s heritage, the popular Jemaa el-Fna square brings together per year millions of tourists mingled with the inhabitants.
Getting lost at night is a real a pleasure for the eyes, and this, for many people.
The natural parks of Marrakech
Stroll through the parks and nature reserves of Marrakech that are worth the detour for locals and tourists!
The Palmeraie of Marrakech is a heritage both natural and tourist that counts several thousand hectares with palm trees and a production of plants for trade.
Easily accessible with a vehicle that you can rent at a lower price, the Cascade d’Ouzoud are considered the tallest in Morocco.
Don’t forget your meal and swimsuit to enjoy this unique moment.
Always by purchasing a vehicle, enjoy an excursion in the Mountains from Atlas where the temperature can drop.
The rich natural beauty between rocks and rivers well worth taking some time for a hike.
With the title of the first Moroccan water park, Oasiria Marrakech is to be discovered with swimsuit, games with children and other aquatic activities.
The cult places of Marrakech
If you prefer cult and traditional places, do not miss a stop in the Koutoubia Mosque (for Muslims only).
Buildings from the 12th century will immerse you in an atmosphere of the nineteenth century.
Always in a cultural and traditional spirit, the Medersa Ben-Youssef a school Koranic, whose architecture is unique, will always fascinate those familiar with the landscape Moroccan just like the new ones.
The Medina of Marrakech conceals many monuments that you will appreciate, this last listed in the Unesco Heritage Directory.
We then advise you to stop at the Bahia Palace, the architecture incredible typical of 19th century Morocco is a must see.
This place is one of the flagship destinations of Moroccan tourism! Initially the entrance to the royal kasbah, Bab Agnaou is one of the nineteen gates of Marrakech. Its facade is clearly marked by the Almohad dynasty in the 12th century.
Marrakech is one of Morocco’s flagship destinations and the wealth of its corners are very appreciated not only by tourists but also by its population.
Between nature reserves, parks and gardens with their particularity, squares and alleys, tourists Muslims will also be able to visit cult and traditional places with the stamp of this big city.
Take your vehicle and enjoy these oriental wonders.