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Marrakech (مراكش) is the fifth largest city in Morocco situated some 180 km south-east of Safi and 380 km from Rabat. This the major city has a population of 839,300 people. Thousands of tourists visit Marrakech every year to see its palaces and religious buildings.

Marrakech is served by Menara (IATA: RAK) airport, which is 10 km away.

Places to see in Marrakech

1. Bahia Palace
The Bahia Palace is a palace and a set of gardens located in Marrakech, Morocco. It was built in the late 19th century, intended to be the greatest palace of its time. The name means'brilliance'. As in other buildings of the period in other countries, it was intended to capture the essence of the Islamic and Moroccan style. There is a 2 acre (8, 000 m²) garden with rooms opening onto courtyards.

2. Ben Youssef Madrasa
The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college in Marrakesh, Morocco, named after the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf (reigned 1106–1142), who expanded the city and its influence considerably. It is the largest Medrasa in all of Morocco.

3. El Badi Palace
El Badi Palace (Arabic: قصر البديع‎ - meaning the incomparable palace) is located in Marrakech, Morocco, and it consists nowadays of the remnants of a magnificent palace built by the Saadian king Ahmad al-Mansur in 1578.

4. Bab Agnaou
Bab Agnaou (Arabic: باب اكناو; Berber: Bab Agnaw or Tawurt n Wegnaw) is one of the nineteen gates of Marrakesh, Morocco. It was built in the 12th century in the time of the Almohad dynasty.

5. Majorelle Garden
The Majorelle Garden (Arabic: حديقة ماجوريل‎) is a botanical garden in Marrakech, Morocco. It was designed by the expatriate French artist Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) in 1924, during the colonial period when Morocco was a protectorate of France. Though Majorelle's gentlemanly orientalist watercolors are largely forgotten today (many are preserved in the villa's collection) the garden he created is his creative masterpiece. The special shade of bold cobalt blue which he used extensively in the…

6. Koutoubia Mosque
The Koutoubia Mosque (العربية. جامع الكتبية) is the largest mosque in Marrakech, Morocco. The minaret was completed under the reign of the Almohad Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur (1184-1199) and was used as model for the Giralda of Seville then for the Hassan Tower of Rabat.

7. Jemaa el-Fnaa
Jamaa el Fna (Arabic: ساحة جامع الفناء saaHat jamaaʻ al-fanâʼ, also Jemaa el-Fnaa, Djema el-Fna or Djemaa el-Fnaa) is a square and market place in Marrakesh's medina quarter (old city). It remains the main square of Marrakesh, used by locals and tourists.

8. Saadian Tombs
The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603). The tombs were discovered in 1917 and were restored by the Beaux-arts service. The tombs have, because of the beauty of their decoration, been a major attraction for visitors of Marrakech.

If you have seen everything in Marrakech already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. Are you fancy to travel around a bit? Here is our list:

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Marrakech tourist attractions and interesting places

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Bahia Palace

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Ben Youssef Madrasa

The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college in Marrakesh, Morocco,

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El Badi Palace

El Badi Palace (Arabic: قصر البديع‎ - meaning the incomparab

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Bab Agnaou

Bab Agnaou (Arabic: باب اكناو; Berber: Bab Agnaw or Tawurt n Wegnaw)

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Majorelle Garden

The Majorelle Garden (Arabic: حديقة ماجوريل‎) is a botanical gar

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Koutoubia Mosque

The Koutoubia Mosque (العربية. جامع الكتبية) is the largest mosque in

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Jemaa el-Fnaa

Jamaa el Fna (Arabic: ساحة جامع الفناء saaHat jamaaʻ al-fanâʼ, also

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Saadian Tombs

The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the time of the sultan

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Menara gardens

The Menara gardens are located to the west of Marrakech, Morocco, at

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Marrakech Museum

The Museum of Marrakech is a museum in the old center of Marrakech,

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Ben Youssef Mosque

The Ben Youssef Mosque (also known by its English spelling as the 'Ibn

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Agdal Gardens

The Agdal Gardens (or Aguedal Gardens) cover about 400 hectares (4.0

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Almoravid Koubba

The Almoravid Koubba (or Koubba Ba'adiyin/Barudiyin) is a small

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Marrakesh Menara Airport

Marrakesh Menara Airport (Berber languages: ⴰⵣⴰⴳⵯⵣ ⵎⵕⵕⴰⴽⵛ ⵎⵉⵏⴰ

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Amanjena

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Riad l'Orange Bleue

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Riad Charik

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Riad Johnboy

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Riad Armelle

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Riad Wardate Rita

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Riad El Sagaya

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Riad Nejma Lounge

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