The Marrakech Souks represent an exotic market like no other and are among the best in Morocco, offering a huge array of high quality items. Shopping aside, they offer an experience not to be missed.
Jemaa el Fna
Jemaa el Fna is the beating heart and soul of the Marrakech medina. While it’s undoubtedly touristy, it’s still important to pass through here at least once during the day and once during the evening.
Medersa Ben Youssef
This exceptionally preserved Koranic school from the 12th century is one of the largest in North Africa.
The Saadian Tombs date back to Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) and the mausoleum comprises of the interments of about sixty members of the Saadi Dynasty – ancient rulers of Morocco.
Koutoubia Mosque and Gardens
The minaret of this 12th century mosque is visible from much of Marrakech. While non-muslims can not go inside, the courtyard and immediate surrounding area and gardens are well worth a visit.
Dar Si Said
The Dar Si Said museum is an ancient palace with stunning Hispano-Moorish ceilings.
Bab Agnaou is one of the 19 gates that lead into the Marrakech medina and was built in the 12th century.
The Bahia Palace is relatively new, originating in the 19th century, and boasts a large courtyard, fountains, wall carvings and beautiful gardens.