Tourists can enjoy luxurious hotels, colorful markets, the sound of the ocean and a magical atmosphere in the Kingdom of Morocco.
Along with developed tourist infrastructure, you can see desert cities lost in the mountains, which look like many centuries ago.
Marrakech, or the “Red City”, is considered the heart of the Moroccan East – the exotic, chaotic and vibrant city of North Africa.
This magical place has rich markets, magnificent gardens, fabulous palaces and mosques, beautiful sights.
What to do in Marrakesh
This city is very popular among tourists, but the inhabitants of Morocco themselves do not miss this opportunity to visit this city, charming in its atmosphere and location. Among its main attractions is the center of Marrakech – Medina, which houses the mausoleum of the founder of the city, Bahia Palace and the castle of Golden Apples. Also in the central square of Jemaa el Fna, you can get a lot of pleasure from unceasing dances, music, daily concerts, acrobatic, illusory, comedic and literary performances.
You can always have a great meal in Marrakech. Various cafes, restaurants, bistros, and bars offer tourists a wide selection of dishes of both traditional and non-traditional cuisine for a small fee. Anyone who likes outdoor recreation will certainly enjoy Manera Park.
Once upon a time, there was a wonderful garden in its place. Only nobles could rest in this garden. Now the park is accessible to everyone, you can admire the ancient olive trees, slender palm trees, orange trees, and other exotic plants.
What to see in Marrakesh
First of all, all tourists go to see the Bahia Palace (entrance ticket – 11 MAD) – a wonderful example of Moroccan architecture dating from the 19th century.
There you will see stained glass, mosaics, carvings,marble. You can walk through the labyrinths of halls and banana-cypress gardens.A map of the sights of Marrakesh will also point you to the tallest building in the city, the minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque.
If you are a Muslim, you can go inside and enjoy the magnificent view of the city,otherwise, admire the mosque outside.
In any booklet with a description of the sights of Marrakesh, you can find the western suburbs. There are Menara Gardens, founded in the XII century.
This is one of the favorite places of citizens and visitors. The park surprises with both natural and man-made beauty. The area of the park is more than a hundred hectares.
Where to stay in Marrakesh
There will be no problems with a place to stay. The whole city consists of countless riad-hotels.
The most luxurious and famous of them is Royal Mansour Marrakech. French architects built the hotel for King Mohammed VI and embodied everything in the best Moroccan style. More affordable boutique hotel options are El Fenn and Riad L’Hôtel Marrakech. Hotel El Fenn is housed in
a former palace, with room prices starting at €230. The elegant Riad L’Hôtel Marrakech is owned by British designer Justin Conran and is also part of the former palace. There are only five immaculately furnished rooms for the price of €300.
Which area of the city to choose?
Of course, Medina! You can wander through the maze of streets, bargain in the markets and watch the life of the city.
Behind the red walls of the Medina, thousands of small oases-riads are hiding.
And there is silence and coolness, rich decor, delicious cuisine, gazebos on the roofs, pools, and fountains in the patio. You can find the right hotel for every taste and budget.