The major attraction here is the city itself. Marrakech is 150 miles south of Casablanca, 360 miles southwest of Tangier, 200 miles southwest of the Moroccan capital Rabat and 350 miles southwest of the famous blue city of Chefchaouen. Also it is one of the most popular places to visit in Morocco.
Did you know Bahia means (The Beautiful). Built in the 1860s by Grand Vizier Si Moussa, the landmark is a stunning example of the beauty of Islamic architecture in the city. The painted, gilded ceilings, polychrome zellige tiling and carved stucco still have the intended effect – which is just ‘amazing’. Visitors can enjoy the chance to discover the stories of the palace as they explore over 150 rooms and 8 acres of gardens and courtyards. The palace’s beautiful decorated with colored mosaic tiles,that are a sure must-see during your visit! Bahia palace may be a good way to travel back in history and knowledge life in over 150 rooms and a powerful 2 acre garden constructed within the Islamic and Moroccan style.Ps- There is one famous Instagram spot, where you can click Pintrest style pictures. Don’t miss it.
You WILL get lost in the narrow the streets. Just close your and get lost yourself in the market. You will experiences unique smell of all kind of foods and oh my god that is one of the most amazing experience of your life. Also, Madina Market has lots of accessories options special artificial (sliver) jewellery such as designer footwear and artificial jewellery.
PS- don’t forget to visit rooftop cafes.
French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé bought Jardin Majorelle in 1980 to preserve the vision of its original owner. The garden opened in 1924, and it hase over 300 plant species from five mainland.
In last few years, this has become incredibly popular, and it now ranks as Morocco’s most visited tourist attraction. t’s still an extremely stylish place with magical gardens, art deco architecture and an excellent museum. Moreover it also has pretty courtyard cafe, a small book and photography shop.
Explore a world of stunning symmetry, and intricately patterned mosaics, in this former Islamic school. Located near the medina, used to be the largest Islamic college in Morocco. Spend an hour or so here, admiring the beautiful Moroccan architecture, especially the remarkable interior terrace, that’s centered around a tranquil pool.
Experience the Koutoubia Mosque
The Koutoubia Mosque is Morocco’s one of the famous landmark with its striking, 70-meter-tall minaret visible for miles in every direction.
The mosque was built in 1162 and is considered one of the great achievements of Almohad architecture.
The archaeological excavation area on the northwest side of the minaret displays the foundations of the earliest mosque built on this site. It was destroyed by the Almohads and replaced with the current mosque.
Find the best places to eat
Marrakech has a quite good options for traditional food. PS- Head to a rooftop cafe overlooking Jemaa el Fnaa for a delicious mint tea, or visit the museum Maison de la Fotagraphie, which has the highest rooftop bar in the medina for incredible views.
Hot air balloon ride at sunrise/sunset
Experience the hot ballon ride in just 30 mintues from Marrakech. The balloon ride itself lasts around an hour and it is going to be the best experiences of your life.
PS- watch out for them filling the balloon with hot air, as it’s really quite remarkable.
Dar Si Said Museum
The Dar Si Said Museum is the oldest museum in the city with the greatest number of works of art exhibited. The Museum is officially called the Museum of Moroccan Arts.
This museum takes up two floors and houses many more objects. It features antiques, arms, instruments and some of the oldest objects in Marrakech.
Stay in a Riad
Staying in Riad would be the best experiences of your life because it has Moroccan architecture,Staying in a traditional riad (guesthouse) is the best way to see the stunning details of Moroccan architecture. On the outside, they are normally a sandy color with basic architecture.
However, once you open the door, there is a whole different world. This is the link to the riad below in the photography.
Sahara Desert Tour
Experience some of the most beautiful, spectacular and dramatic scenery in the world. The Sahara can be visited year round, except for the summer months of July and August when it gets way too hot. Expect temperatures of around 40 to 55 degrees Celsius in summer. So book hour tickets carefully.