Places for visit-Marrakech
The etymology of the name of the city comes from the word Berber amur (n) akush, which means “Land of God’. Also called the red city, due to the buildings and red walls built by Ali ibn Yusuf in 1122–1123, Marrakech is a city that will fascinate you!
You can enjoy by palaces, gardens, mosques, architecture, market madness Jemma El Fnaa, good foods and fruits, amazing sunset over the building, accompanied by the sound of mosque prayer, colours, taste and smells.
Bahia Palaces is a palace with traditional gardens built in 19 th century by Si Moussa Ba Ahmed, grand vizier of sultan represent essence of the Islamic and Moroccan style. Had 150 rooms, beatifull selling tiled fireplace and floors and colourful stained glass windows. Opening time 9 am to 4 pm daily. Closed during religious holidays.
Ben Youssef Madrasa
Discover the historic Ben Youssef Madrasa, was built by rule of Sa’id Sultan Sidi Abdallah al-Ghalib in the Marinid style. Was an Islamic college, but today it is a Islamic history site.
The Saadian Tombs
The Saadian Tombs date from in the late of 16 th century and were constructed during the Sultan Ahmad of Mansur, saadian dynasty. The stele is in finely worked cedar wood and stucco work. The monuments are made of Italian Carrara marble.
Koutoubia Mosque & Garden
Koutoubia Mosque & Garden is the largest mosque in Marrakech, Morocco. The mosque is decorated with curved windows, a strip of ceramic, pointed merlons and decorative arches; it has a large square with gardens, and is lit at night. The minaret, 77 meters high, includes an arrow and orbs. It was completed under the reign of the Berber Almohad caliph Yaqub al-Mansour (1184-1199).
Visit the Yves Saint Laurent Museums and the Majorelle Gardens
It was created by the French Orientalist artist, Jacques Majorelle over almost forty years, starting in 1923, and features a Cubist villa designed by the French architect, Paul Sinoir in the 1930s. In the 1980s, the property was purchased by the fashion designers, Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé who worked to restore it. The villa houses the Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech, the Berber Museum and has recently opened the Yves Saint Laurent Museum.
Enjoy in labyrinth of Marrakech Medina and Jemma El Fna Square
Is a square and market place in Marrakesh’s medina quarter (old city). Unesco Herritage. During the day it is predominantly occupied by orange juice stalls, water sellers with traditional leather water-bags and brass cups. As the day progresses, the entertainment on offer changes: the snake charmers depart, and late in the day the square becomes more crowded, with Chleuh dancing-boys story-tellers , magicians, and peddlers of traditional medicines. As darkness falls, the square fills with dozens of food-stalls as the number of people o of people gattering here.
It was commissioned by the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur of the Saadian dynasty sometime shortly after his accession in 1578. The original building is thought to have consisted of 360 richly decorated rooms, a courtyard and a central pool.
Accommodation in Morocco Riad
Let yourself be seduced by the charm of a riad, to experience a traditional accommodation in a riad is a type of traditional Moroccan house or palace with an interior garden or courtyard Medina, Mechouar-Kasbah and Gueliz are preferred for travelers visiting Marrakech.