Seeing that a lot of people are asking about what to do in Marrakech for a short stay I thought I would publish this list of top things to do in Marrakech for you to use a plan your trip around these findings.
It is a large public square with small merchants, hawkers and entertainers, popular with tourist and locals. It’s a great place to go with an amazing buzzing atmosphere. Here is a great place to get into the local culture and begin to understand the way of life in Marrakech.
Is an exotic garden with a range of plants and fountains. The Garden by artist Jacques Majorelle, with exotic plants, water features and a museum of Berber culture. It’s a great place for an instagrammer or a vlogger to visit!
This is an ornate 19th- century palace complex that is intricately designed with vast grounds that has up to 160 rooms, courtyards and 8 acres of gardens. A definite place to visit if you want to document your stay on social media or for your business. It gives an amazing insight to the growing history of Marrakeh’s architecture.
The Koutoubia Mosque or Kurtubiyya Mosque is the largest mosque in Marrakesh, Morrocco. The Mosque is an arichitechual master peiece that needs to be admired with your own eyes!
The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur. The tombs were discovered in 1917 and were restored by the Beaux-arts service. This is a a mixture of landmarks in one its a mausoleum, tomb, palace, historic building and garden! So much to see while you’re here so make sure you document your stay properly.
El Badi Palace
El Badi Palace is a ruined palace located in Marrakesh, Morocco and was commissioned by the Arab Saadian sultan Ahmad al-Mansur. It is the remains of a 16th- century palace whose garden walls & ornamental orange orchard still stand. It once was a royal residences in the 1500s. This is another great place to explore especially with a camera in toe.
How to see the best or Marrakesh in a day .
First visit Bahia Palace then take a five minute taxi drive to Souk Semmarine. Once you have enjoyed this bustling market walk for five minutes to Jemaa el-Fnaa to see the small merchants, hawkers and entertainers. Once you’ve spent about an hour there walk ten minutes to the Koutoubia Mosque. To end your day take a taxi to Majorelle Garden to end with some of the best exotic plants you’ll see that day!
Top places to see in Marrakesh! The top sights of the city!
- Majorelle Garden
- Ensemble Artisanal Marrakech
- Cyber Park Arsat Moulay Abdeslam
- Menara gardens