If you just have one day in Marrakesh, then a Marrakesh Siteseeing Tour is the perfect way to discover this exciting and exotic city. Marrakesh, often referred to as the Paris of Morocco is the the “red city or Al Hamra,” a city in southwestern Morocco within the foothills of the Atlas Mountains.
Marrakesh is the second largest city and administrative center in Morocco. The heart of the Marrakesh, Djemma El Fna Square, offers the an exciting Moroccan travel experience for first time Morocco Travlers and also those returning for the second and third time to Morocco. Djema El Fna Square boasts beautifully colored souks gardens, palaces, snake charmers, outdoor food stalls and fabulous shopping for Moroccan goods.
On a Marrakesh Siteseeing Tour you will be able to explore Marrakesh’s ancient monuments while also visit the Marrakesh contemporary and traditional art museums and it’s most respected ksours (doors) which will lead you into another world.
For the best Marrakesh Morocco Travel experience a must visit is the Marrakesh Medina, located in the old quarter of the city. This historical area can be explored by foot alone or with a Travel Exploration guide.
The Top 10 Marrakesh Travel Sites that Your Morocco Travel Guide Will Escort You To Are:
1. Koutouba Mosque and its 12th Centuryinfluential minaret.
2. Djema El Fna Square
3. El Mansour Mosque
4. The Saadian Tombs
5. The 16th century El Badhi palace
6. The Old Jewish Mellah
7. The Contemporary Moroccan Art Museum of Marrakesh
8. The Tiskiwin Private Museum of Marrakesh
9. Dar Si Said palace
10. The Majorelle Gardens
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Travel to Marrakesh, Morocco. Marrakesh is known as the “red cityor Al Hamra,” a city in southwestern Morocco within the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Marrakesh is the second largest cityand administrative center inMorocco. The heart of the Marrakesh, Djemma El Fna Square, offers an exciting Moroccan travel experience with its souks, gardens,palaces, snake charmers, outdoor food stalls and fabulous shoppingfor Moroccan goods.
►Travel Marrakesh Morocco’s Medina, located in old quarter of of the city. Explore this historically charming area by foot.
►Next we will visit the famous12th century Koutouba Mosque and its influential minaret.
►Your guide will help you navigate through the labyrinth like streets and alleys of Djemma El Fna Square. Enjoy the aromatic streets, taste the fresh squeeze orange juice and venture into the souks(shops) specializing in Berber carpets, silver jewelry, artisan workshops, handmade shoes,tanneries, etc. Marrakesh is a city of underground channels built by the architects from Cordoba, Spain to provide water for the town and Palmery.
►We will drive to the Lower Medina to explore more of Marrakesh’s secrets: El Mansour mosque, the sixteenth century Saadian Tombswith its stark towers, the ruined16th century El Badhi palace, and the Mellah and the Jewish quarter.
►Enjoy a three- course lunchconsisting of fresh salad, tajine and fruit at one of Marrakesh most delectable restaurants. After lunch we will head north of the Mellah to visit the 19th century Bahia palace, originally built for Si Moussa, a former slave who became King Moulay Hassan’s chamberlain. The palace holds a courtyard and riads decorated with beautiful carved stucco and Arabic architecture.
►Next we will visit the contemporary Moroccan Art Museum or Tiskiwin, a private museum in Marrakesh that is dedicated to popular arts & crafts, styled as a beautiful Spanish-Moroccan house, next door to Dar Si Said palace, a smaller version of the Bahia.
►Next we will travel to the new city, French, Gueliz also referred to as the garden district and the home of Morocco’s Majorelle Gardens. The Majorelle Gardens are a lush, garden estate designed by Jacque Majorelle and maintained by Yves Saint Laurent.
►The Majorelle Garden is filled withcolorful walkways, ponds, cactusand plants as well as a beautiful shop with hand-made goods. On our return to your hotel, we will pass by the La Mammounia Hotel Garden (where Alfred Hitchcock wrote the famous film The Birds)
►Last stop is Marrakesh’s Old Jewish Cemetery in the Mellah of the Marrakesh Medina and an old Marrakeshi Jewish Temple where you will have the opportunity to meet Marrakesh’s elder Jewish Rabbi who is blind and can share the Marrakeshi Jewish Heritage & History
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