Things to Do in Marrakech
Visit the Koutoubia Mosque - largest mosque of the city which is famous for its 70 meter minaret is a place that you must visit in Marrakech. Regarded as one of the icons of the city, the mosque is built in Almohad style which is a rarity now a days. Non-Muslim are not allowed in the mosque but you can catch some great views by walking around the exterior area.
Visit the Handicrafts Stores - If you are a lover of traditional & antique things of a Moroccan culture, then this place will excite you the most. The place offers you multiple handicraft stores which has all the traditional thing right from the cloth to the jewelry. The shops remain open from 8.30 in the morning to 7.30 in the evening.
Join the party with the locals - If you are planning to visit Marrakech city in the near future, then mark the key dates for that & plan your travel accordingly so that you have some great fun which most people miss out on. Jan is for marathon, alternate Feb & March for Biennale, July for traditional festival & Dec for International Film Festival.
Visit the Jemaa el-Fnaa - Regarded as the pulse of the city, Jemaa el-Fnaa is a combination of open-air theater and museum. The square is the most famous place in the city for various entertainment activities especially at night. So if you want to the enjoy the charming night life of the city, this is a must-see place for you.
Stay in Traditional Raid - If you are planning to visit the city of Marrakech in the future, at-least spare one night for staying in the Riad, which is the traditional style guest house located in the old city. With the famous Medina street around the corner & a roof at the top offering magnificent views, this is a must see place.
Visit the Saadian Tombs - If you want to know the rich history & culture of Morocco, this is the place that you must visit when in Marrakech. It represents the culture of the Saadi Dynasty who ruled the city for more than a century. The tombs are decorated with magnificent architecture which attracts a lot of traveler across the globe.
Visit the Tanneries - If you want to see the craftsmanship of the Moroccan people in front of your eyes, Tanneries are the place that offers you the perfect recipe of all delightful treasures of the Moroccan culture. Located in the south of the famous Medina square, you will find everything from bags to dresses being made here.
Visit the Old Medina Souks - Any visit to the city of Marrakech is incomplete without visiting its traditional market which called souk in the Moroccan language, located in the old city. Whether you’re looking for a literature, handicraft or food there is a street for each category. Spare at-least 4-5 hours for this place because visitors often get lost in its beauty.
Visit the Majorelle Garden - Regarded as one of the masterpiece of the French architect Jacques Majorelle, Majorelle Garden is one of the most visited places in the city. If you want to see a rare combination of botanical & landscape garden, then this is the place to be. The garden represents the rich history & culture of the city.
Visit the Bahia Palace - Recognized as one of the most preserved historical site of the country, Bahia Palace will capture your imagination with its architectural combination of Islamic & Moroccan style. If you are lover of kings & its kingdom, then this place will engage you the most with its rich tradition on display.