Best Marrakech city guide tour 2023
Best Marrakech city guide tour 2023, Start with a professional art historian guide, who will pick you up with a driver from your accommodation, to explore the main highlights of the red city. During the guided tour, you will explore Marrakech's largest mosque, the Koutoubia, known for its stunning 70-meter high minaret. Afterward, you will visit the Saadian Tombs, which remained sealed for centuries until their rediscovery in 1917.
The tombs date back to the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur. There are two main mausoleums within the enclosure, consisting of 66 tombs while 100 more are laid outside in the gardens. Notice the wonderful Hispano-Moorish architecture that surrounds the burial ground of the royal family, and Visit the 19th century Bahia Palace, surrounded by beautifully-manicured gardens filled with sweet-smelling flowers and fruit trees. The aristocratic palace has beautifully painted residential rooms and a lush Moorish style garden in the courtyard.
we will Visit the colorful Souks with their tinsmiths, dyers, herbalists stalls, and workshops; ending at Djemaa El Fna square, where hundreds of locals meet every day to enjoy the storytellers, musicians, snake charmers, acrobats, jugglers, and performers of each and every sort.
After lunch in a local restaurant (not included) we will continue to visit the Majorelle gardens and Menara gardens in the new town. The city tour ends around 5 PM.
The Menara was constructed during the twelfth century under the rule of the Almohads by Caliph Abdul-Mu’min. It features a splendid garden adorned with 40 different varieties of olive trees surrounding a massive basin, which has functioned as a reservoir for over 700 years, continuously supplied by a system that channels water from the mountains, spanning approximately thirty kilometers. The Menara opens its main alley in a spectacular alignment with the Koutoubia minaret. This park, royally drawn, serves as a privileged place to walk for locals and travelers. Best Marrakech city guide tour
Majorelle Gardens & Berber art museum:
These gardens, named after their creator, painter Jacques Majorelle, were established in 1920. In 1966, Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint-Laurent acquired and revived them. Today, the garden showcases diverse plants, water lily and lotus-filled pools, and vibrant colors, notably the striking Majorelle blue. Within the garden lies a museum dedicated to Berber art, displaying a unique collection from different Moroccan regions. The Majorelle garden is the ideal and almost unmissable place to take beautiful souvenir photos.
Even if the area is extremely wide, you will be able to see its highlights through the eyes of a knowledgeable guide. Best Marrakech city guide tour with our team
The main highlights of the city tour are:
- The Koutoubia Mosque
- The Bahia palace
- The Saadian royal tombs
- The Medina and souks of Marrakech
- The gardens of Majorelle
- Menara Gardens
- The live heart of Marrakech Jemaa LAfna square
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