Things to see in Marrakech
Morocco captivates travellers with its bustling souks, beautiful landscapes and magical deserts. Here are the essential cities and places to visit on your trip.
Inspired by the painter Jacques Majorelle, the Majorelle Garden also has close links with another artist, the designer Yves Saint Laurent.
This large public space is the city’s meeting place: snake charmers, dancers, water carriers, cafés, food stalls, restaurants… You’ll find it all.
The Saadian Tombs are one of Marrakesh’s most surprising monuments due to their magnificent decoration and virtually secret location.
Conceived in the 19th century to be the most impressive architectural work in Marrakesh, it was plundered on the death of the grand vizier, even by his wives.
The Palm Grove, on the outskirts of Marrakesh, is a large open-air space full of palm trees, as its name suggests. It’s steeped in history and legends.
Very close to the Medina, you will find the Menara Gardens, one of the most romantic and picturesque spots in all Marrakesh.
Five centuries old, this magnificent building was once one of the most luxurious in the world, of which only the ruins remain.
The Ben Youssef Madrasa, an icon of Arab art and architecture with places for 800 students, was Morocco’s largest school for the study of the Quran.