If you want to visit Marrakech you will be surprised how many attractions you can visit. It is known as the “Red City” and it is an important and former imperial city in Morocco, which is a country located in North Africa.
We have made a top 5 to-do-list for you to get an idea what you can visit while you are there:
1. Marrakech Museum
The Museum of Marrakech dates back from the 19th century and it holds exhibits of both modern and traditional Moroccan art together with fine examples of historical books, coins and pottery of Moroccan Jewish, Berber and Arab cultures.
2. Djamaa El Fna – Square
This is a square and market place in Marrakesh’s medina quarter (old city). This square is worth visiting during the day for market places and snake charmers. At the afternoon and evening it starts to get busier, with dancing-boys; story tellers and magicians.
3. Saadian Tombs
The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the 16th century. Because of the beauty of their adornment these tombs have been an attraction for visitors. Outside these tombs you will find a garden and the graves of soldiers and servants.
4. Suuq of Marrakesh
Traditionally, the Mosque was at the centre of the souk. At this souk you can find small shops with traditionally things.
5. Koutoubia Minaret & Koutoubia Gardens
The 221 ft high square minaret is the tallest in Marrakesh dates back from the 12th century. Inside the minaret are 6 rooms, which were used for different purposes. It has an amazing background and it is definitely worth seeing.