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Top Ten Tourist Attractions in Marrakech

by Drprem Jagyasi

Marrakech is one of the luring cities that add to Morocco’s charm. This North African city has some of the best monuments and museums in the country to tempt several visitors. Let us have an insight into the top ten tourist attractions in Marrakech.

El Badi Palace

An overview of the the city Fez Medina, The building with green roof is the famous The Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin (Kairaouine Mosque)

The palace built with the most expensive and lavish materials took 25 years to complete. However, it may no longer be in existence today but was one of the finely finished palace having 360rooms and many pavilions.

Almoravid Koubba

Almoravid Kouba or Koubba Ba’adiyn is one of the oldest monuments in Marrakech. The square building has a dome top and Almoravid motifs cover the ceiling .

Medersa Ben Youssef

Saadians built the Medersa Ben Youssef in 1565. The main attractions of the Medina include the Kufic inscriptions, stalactite ceilings and zellige tiling.

Djemma el Fna

Djemma el Fna is the main market in Marrakech where several travelers enjoy different activities such as watching the magicians, snake charmers and traditional dancers all day long.

Tizi-n’Test Pass

Marrakech

The pass is a beautiful tourist attraction having a mountain road heading out from the south of Marrakech to Taroudant.

Menara Gardens

The garden is popular among the visitors for providing a cool area where people can relax and save themselves from the scorching heat.

Imlil

Imlil is a peaceful village among the mountains that now serves as the best hotel from where visitors can start their journey to the Toubkal National Park.

Saadian Tombs

The tombs used to bury royal people in the sixteenth century have two mausoleums with 66 burials while 100 nobles lie buried in the gardens.

Jardin Majorelle

Jacques Majorelle took 40 years to create the beautiful garden for visitor’s to relax and refresh themselves.

Medina Souks

The place has narrow passages with myriad shopping opportunities where you can buy trims, notions and fabrics.

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