Marrakech One Day Tour

Let’s walk Marrakech with our English Speaking Guide!

Marrakech is famous with its medina, an old town filled with a lot of old Islamic architectures. Find the most important ones with the guide and stroll around a maze-like souk to enjoy shopping!

1) Departure in Marrakech

We’ll pick you up from a hotel or riad in Marrakech in the morning.

2) Visit Bahia Palace

First we visit the area of old islamic buildings.
Bahia Place was built at the end of the 19th century, as a house of a vizier for one of the Islamic dynasties.

Some people say it resembles Alhambra Palace in Spain.

Bahia Palace

Beautiful decorations

2) Saadian Tombs

Tombs of sultans in the Saadian dynasty are right in the center of Marrakech city. Beautiful zerij tiles cover the walls of the mausoleum.

Saadine Tombs

Sultan and his family tombs

3) Bab Agnou

This huge gate is one of the landmarks in Marrakech. Originally, built in the 12th century.

Bab Agnou

Storks live on top

4) Get to the tower of Koutoubia

The minaret, tower of the Koutoubia Mosque is the center of the Marrakech old town. The famous Jemaa el Fna Square is right next to this mosque and, huge maze-like souk also starts from here.

Koutoubia Mosque

Can be seen from anywhere in medina

5) Shopping in souk

Baouche, Morrocan slippers, jellabas, Moroccan dress, or anything is here in this souk, a huge market. Don’t worry when you get lost, because anyone loses a way at least one time here 🙂

6_souk

Colorful babouche

6) Ben Youssef Madrasa

After getting through the big souk, you will find a beautiful islamic school, Ben Youssef Madrasa. This is one of the highlights in the Marrakech city.

Ben Youssef Madrasa

Zerij tiles

7) Jemaa el Fna Square

Things you won’t miss here are: Fresh orange juice, harira, Morrocan soup, street performances, and friendly Moroccans! It’s a lot of fun to visit here either day or night.

7_JemaaelFna

Open air restaurants

8) Back to hotel

Drop you off at your hotel or riad. Enjoy your evening in Marrakech!

For price and bookings:

Marrakech Day Trip

By Morocco Desert Palm Tours

Related articles

Madrassa Ben Youssef

English: Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech. Morocco

Advertisements

6 comments

  1. thebohemianchronicles · · Reply

    Great Post! Just came back from my holiday in Morocco, shame I didn’t see this post earlier 😦
    I will be posting pictures of my trip too!

    1. Thanks! Looking forward to seeing your photos!

  2. […] Marrakech One Day Tour (moroccotoursblog.wordpress.com) […]

  3. […] Marrakech One Day Tour (moroccotoursblog.wordpress.com) […]

  4. yasmineredwam2013 · · Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: