In addition to seeing monuments , your visit will focus on feeling the great atmosphere that the city has, which you will find concentrated especially in its famous Jemaa El Fna square .
The city of Marrakech maintains that exotic atmosphere that is so attractive to Europeans.
But at the same time it is a very tourist city, without a doubt the most touristic of Morocco, with the double facet that this characteristic has.
On the one hand, hotels of a level commensurate with the needs of tourists, from charming riads to luxury hotels .
Also a wide and varied offer of restaurants, as well as shops where you can buy the most typical souvenirs , which you will find in the Medina and, above all, in its huge souk .
And on the other, an excess of tourists at certain times of the year, in addition to prices many times higher than those you can find in other cities of Morocco.
What to see in Marrakech
Here is a list of topics that will let you know what to see and visit in your trip to Marrakech , with the best tips to visit the Medina , souks and European neighborhoods of this beautiful city of Morocco .
Jemaa El Fna Square
The Jemaa El Fna square is the nerve center of Marrakech, where you will find the greatest atmosphere, both during the day and in the evening.
This square is going to be a place that you will visit several times during your stay in this Moroccan city, a true meeting point for tourists, with very different attractions.
Your visit to Marrakech will be incomplete if you do not sit down in one of the many terraces of the square to have a tea and enjoy the atmosphere of the square, or you do not have dinner in one of the beach bars that are installed every night in the square.
Ben Youssef Medersa
The Ben Youssef Madrasa is one of the essential visits in the Medina of Marrakech for the beauty of its architecture.
This old Koranic school occupies a building built in the sixteenth century, and in it stands out its large central courtyard as well as the lavish decoration of all its corners.
The exhibition of the so-called Marrakech museum is actually a pretext to visit and walk through the beautiful building of the Menbhi palace .
Also with a huge central courtyard, in your visit to the museum of Marrakech you will see beautiful rooms and a great artistic wealth in its architecture.
Kuba Ba Aduin
This building is a historical curiosity because it is the last remnant left in Marrakech of Almoravid art .
Souks of the medina of Marrakech
A must in your trip to Marrakech, and where you will spend many hours during your stay, are the Zocos , the true commercial center of the city, with a great life that spans an enormous diversity of corners.
The Kasbah is the old fortified area for military use that was inside the Medina of Marrakech, and in that area today you find several interesting places.
Saadian tombs in the Kasbah
In the Kasba, the old walled enclosure of the medina of Marrakech, you will find several places of interest, especially the Saadian Tombs, whose art remained hidden for centuries.
El Badí Palace in the Kasbah
In the Kasbah of Marrakech you can visit the remains of the El Badí Palace,which was built at the end of the 16th century, which was to be the most magnificent and luxurious palace that had ever been built in Morocco.
Sleeping in a riad in the Medina of Marrakech
One of the attractions of a trip to Marrakech is to sleep in one of the charming riad you find in the Medina.
These are old houses in the medina enabled as a comfortable hotel with very few rooms.
Majorelle Garden in the European Quarter
In the European quarter of Marrakech you can visit the Majorelle garden, which surrounds the house that in this Moroccan city was owned by the designer Ives Saint Laurent since 1980 .
Casa Ali in Marrakech
A classic among tourists who visit Marrakech is the Casa Alí , a tourist enclave located on the outskirts of the city where you can dine and watch folkloric shows and a large ecstasy exhibition .
Tours and excursions in Marrakech
Finally, if instead of visiting this city on your own you prefer to do a guided tour or sign up for a tour of the surroundings, here you have complete information about tours in Marrakech .
In addition to a guided tour of the medina, you have excursions to nearby places such as the coastal city of Essaouira , the traditional villages of the Ourika Valley or Ouarzazate , which is the region of the Kasbahs and the door of the Sahara desert.