places to visit in marrakech

Places To Visit Marrakech City

December 19, 2020
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Marrakech city

The etymology of the name of the city comes from the word Berber amur (n) Akash,
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 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,
colors, taste, and smells.

Bahia Palaces

is a palace with traditional gardens built in 19 th century by Si Moussa Ba
Ahmed, the grand vizier of the sultan represents the essence of the Islamic and Moroccan style. Had 150
rooms, beautiful selling tiled fireplace, and floors and colorful stained glass windows.
Opening time 9 am to 4 pm daily. Closed during religious holidays.

Ben Youssef Madrasa

was built by the rule of Sa’id Sultan Sidi Abdallah al-
Ghalib in the Marinid style. Was an Islamic college, but today it is an Islamic history site.

The Saadian Tombs 

date from 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

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 for 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 the labyrinth of Marrakech Medina and Jemma El Fna Square

Places To Visit Marrakech City

Is a square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter (old city). Unesco Heritage. 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 gathering here.

Badi Palais

Places To Visit Marrakech Cit

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

Places To Visit Marrakech City

Let yourself be seduced by the charm of a riad, to experience 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.

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