Places to visit in Marrakesh

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The Koutoubia Mosque: It’s an old mosque, build in the Almohad era in a traditional style. The mosque survived for many centuries thanks to its excellent construction. The minaret is wide and high (77 meters). It’s still used by Muslims, and non-Muslims are not allowed to enter but they can see the interior through its doors.

Ben Youssef Madrasa: It’s a college built in the 14th century to teach the Quran and Islam as whole, in addition to other educational fields. It’s the largest Medrassa in Morocco. It consists open areas, and 132 rooms where students lived. The college is built in a traditional style, and was the destination of everybody seeking knowledge. But now, it has become a touristic place which reflects the architecture and glory of Morocco.

The museum of Dar Si Said: Also known as the museum of Moroccan arts. It has a collection of jewelry from different parts of Morocco, traditional carpets, oil lamps, pottery of various colors, and other hand-made leather works. This collection is considered to be one of Morocco’s best collection.

Traditional Souks (markets): Just near the square of Jamaa El-Fna, exists a chain of narow streets with shops selling old stuff, souvenirs, pottery, handicrafts made of leather and other materials. Enjoy the view of decorated streets and walk along them to discover Marrakesh!

Majorelle Gardens: One of the most visited sites in Morocco. It’s a place for those who adore trees, plants and greenery. Behold the scenery of water streams and flowers’ fragrance. Relax in the fresh shades of trees and enjoy one of the most beautiful gardens in Morocco.

Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Maroc, Marrakech, Morocco 40000
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