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1. Djemaa el-Fna

Djemaa el-Fna
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Djemaa el Fna square, which has thrived for more than 800 years, draws millions of travellers every year. It is the most famous landmark in Marrakech, a place that everyone wishes to visit again and again.

2. Medina Souks

Medina Souks
4.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

The commercial area of the Medina, is in the northern Jemaa El Fna, and it is a convoluted maze which is bound to confuse you but gets extremely interesting when you reach the centre. The wonderful network of souks also comprises a lot of shops and stores that you can explore.

3. Koutoubia

Koutoubia
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

The massive Koutoubia is the oldest tower and also one of the tallest structures in the country, clearly visible from a great distance. Without doubt, it is one of the most visited landmarks in the city.

4. Saadian Tombs

Saadian Tombs
3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

These entrancing tombs, once an unnoticed backyard, are now a major tourist attraction. Thanks to the aerial photography that uncovered this hidden marvel in the city. The glorious tombs have now been restored with the impeccable tile work, to attract several tourists from the world.

5. Majorelle Gardens

Majorelle Gardens
3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
5 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

The Majorelle gardens with the beautiful green leafy tracts offers a peaceful environment. This attraction, which blends Moorish and decorative art features, has the rarest flowers making you forget about the noisy bustle of the city.

6. Bahia Palace

Bahia Palace
3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Built in the nineteenth century, Bahia Palace is a spectacular blend of Arabic and Islamic architecture. It is again a magnificent piece visited by millions of tourists every year.

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7. Medersa Ben Youssef

Medersa Ben Youssef
3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Built in 1565, Medersa Ben Youssef, once a university, is the largest standing mosque in the city.

8. Marrakech Museum

Marrakech Museum
3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Established in the early 20th century, Marrakech museum is a remarkable landmark with the perfect blend of both African and Portuguese elements.

9. Almoravid Koubba

Almoravid Koubba
3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

As ancient as 12th century Almoravid Koubba offers a peaceful atmosphere with its sheer simplicity, which the visitors absolutely love.

10. Menara Gardens

Menara Gardens
3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
10 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

March towards the western Marrakech and spot the huge green space at the foothills of the Atlas mountains. The Menara gardens are not only encased in the most spectacular location but also serves as a picturesque maze of green tracts and blooming colourful flowers. Visitors come here again and again for the fresh air.

11. Tizi-N-Test Pass

Tizi-N-Test Pass
3.5 /5

69 km
from city center
11 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

The Tizi-N-Test road trip is famous among travellers and adventure lovers. With the long roads ways amidst the beautiful greenery of the valley, this pass lies in the heart of Souss-Massa-Draa province connecting the cities of Marrakech and Taroudant and Taliouine.

12. Maison de la Photographie

Maison de la Photographie
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
12 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

House of Photography, also known as Maison de la Photographie, is a photo museum in the medina quarter of Marrakech. The museum displays the history and culture of Morocco through its collection of 10,000 photographs, glass plates, postcards and newspapers dating from 1870 to 1960. In addition, it hosts thematic exhibitions, with themes changing every 6 months.

13. Oasiria

Oasiria
3.9 /5

52 km
from city center
13 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Oasiria Amizmiz is an adventure waterpark located in Marrakech on Km 4 Route d'Amizmiz. With water slides, heated pools and the first climbing wall in Africa the Aquaroc, it is a popular attraction. It is home to 8 swimming pools, several water games and thrilling slides, the largest wave pool in Africa and a rocking water bucket and pirate ship.

14. Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam

Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam
3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
14 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Cyber Park Arsat Moulay Abdeslam is an ornamental botanical garden on Boulevard Mohamed V, Marrakech. It gets its name after the free WiFi hotspots that are accessible to visitors throughout the park. With beautiful rose bushes, walkways, fountains and lush green lawns, it is also an excellent place for family picnics.

15. Souk Semmarine

Souk Semmarine
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
15 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Souk Semmarine is the busiest shopping market in Marrakech north of the city’s main square, Jemma el-Fnaa. It is Morocco’s largest market, famous for buying bags, shoes, intricately designed lamps, pottery, belts and more. The souk starts with pottery and metal shops and proceeds to textile and clothing. The end of the market has leather products such as jackets, shoes and sandals.

16. Ensemble Artisanal Marrakech

Ensemble Artisanal Marrakech
4.0 /5

1 km
from city center
16 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Ensemble Artisanal is a handicrafts centre and shopping complex on Boulevard Mohamed V in Marrakech. It is a government sponsored market especially popular for leather and antique items, where artisans sell top quality products at fairly reasonable fixed prices. You can shop for high quality jewellery, carpets, shoes, belts, lamps, musical instruments, and various other Moroccan items

17. Palooza Land

Palooza Land
4.3 /5

5 km
from city center
17 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Palooza-Allal Al Fassi World, popularly known as Palooza Land, is Morocco's first amusement theme park. It is located at ​​Boulevard Allal Al Fassi, Marrakech. The dinosaur-themed park has over 30 recreational activities divided into the Amusement Park, the World of Dinosaurs and the Aquatic World. It also houses a museum showcasing the history of dinosaurs.

18. Marrakech Hammams

Marrakech Hammams
4.2 /5

18 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

One of the most rejuvenating experiences in Marrakech is going to a hammam and indulging in a full spa day. The city is lined with numerous luxury and budget-friendly hammams, either public or private, with many located inside hotels. Some popular ones are Hammam de la Rose, Les Bains D'Orient, Royal Mansour, Hammam Rosa Bonheur, La Sultana Marrakech and Alphais Spa. The busiest days are generally Thursdays and Fridays, before Friday prayers.

19. Hot Air Balloon in Marrakech

Hot Air Balloon in Marrakech
4.3 /5

19 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Marrakech offers exciting adventures to tourists, including the famous hot air balloon ride. The usual spot soaring in the sky is on the outskirts over the High Atlas Mountains. Most companies have private or group options with sunrise experiences that take 5 hours, with the departure time being 6 AM. Many packages include breakfast options along with the balloon ride and camel rides in the desert or Palmeraie.

20. Anima Garden

Anima Garden
4.0 /5

15 km
from city center
20 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

The Anima Garden, located in the Ourika Valley in Marrakech, is a unique botanical garden known for its immense greenery and art. Built by the artist André Heller, it spans an area of about 2 hectares and is a recreation of African nature. It features many trees, plants, shrubs and flowers with winding paths. The garden overlooks the majestic Atlas Mountains, including Jbel Toubkal.

21. Marrakesh Tanneries

Marrakesh Tanneries
3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
21 out of 21
places to visit in Marrakech

Marrakesh is known for its leather industry and is home to many tanneries located in areas like Bab Debbagh quarter, towards the north end of the medina. Visit these shops and climb up to their roofs to witness the tradesmen working to separate the skins, soaking them and then dying them. Located close by is Medersa Ben Youssef, where one would be able to see the skins drying on the floor.

FAQs on Marrakech

How can I commute within Marrakech?

City buses and private buses can be found in the city. Bus stops for these are located at Downtown Marrakech. Horse-drawn carriages known as calech are also dotted around , reminding you of an era gone by. You can travel in these if youêd like to. Find them waiting outside Jemma el Fnaa square. You could also travel by taxis _ petite taxi and the grand taxi. Petite taxis are metered and travel only within the city whereas grand taxis have a fixed price and can take you outside the urban areas as well.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Marrakech?

The top sightseeing places in Marrakech are Djemaa el-Fna, Medina Souks, Koutoubia, Saadian Tombs, Majorelle Gardens, Bahia Palace.

What are the top activities in Marrakech?

The top activities in Marrakech are 3D2N Merzouga Dunes Desert Tour from Marrakech, Hot Air Balloon Sunrise Flight (with Berber Breakfast) in Marrakech, Fantasia Show With Buffet Dinner At Chez Ali , Quad Biking Experience in Marrakech, Agadir Day Trip From Marrakech, Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech.

What are the top hotels in Marrakech?

There are 2376 Hotels in Marrakech which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Marrakech are Dar Andamaure, Riad Les Nuits de Marrakech, Riad Dar Zampa, Villa Aalama, Dar Mo'Da, Villa Imperiale. You can see all the hotels in Marrakech here
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