Events in Marrakech

More October Events in Marrakech

More October Events in Marrakech

The Ochre City’s exciting event calendar is continually added to, so here are a few more October events in Marrakech you may want to add to your itinerary when visiting this month…

28 September 2018 Read more
Gardens of Marrakech

Gardens of Marrakech

The gardens of Marrakech are noted for their freshness and tranquillity, in marked contrast to the heat and noise of the city streets. While the gardens of Majorelle, Menara and Agdal are the best kno...

14 July 2018 Read more
New Yves Saint Laurent Museum Marrakech

New Yves Saint Laurent Museum Marrakech

Coinciding with the opening this autumn of the ‘Musée Yves Saint Laurent’ in Paris, located in the former fashion house and current headquarters of the ‘Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint L...

25 October 2017 Read more
A state of the art museum in Marrakech

A state of the art museum in Marrakech

Regular visitors to Marrakech looking for something new to admire would be well advised to pay a visit to one of the city’s latest attractions in the shape of the ‘Musée Mohammed VI pour la Civil...

03 August 2017 Read more
Marrakech City Centre –     Top 6 Things to Do

Marrakech City Centre – Top 6 Things to Do

Jemaa el Fna – the focal point of Marrakech and Africa’s largest square, this UNESCO world heritage site is the vibrant heart of the city attracting street entertainers, hawkers and snake charmers...

01 April 2017 Read more
Sidi Ghanem, an Unexpected Treasure Trove

Sidi Ghanem, an Unexpected Treasure Trove

Industrial areas rarely attract tourists and, as a result, Sidi Ghanem, an industrial zone located some 15 minutes (by car) from downtown Marrakech, is typically overlooked. However, if you are lookin...

06 June 2016 Read more
Marrakesh Museum of Photography

Marrakesh Museum of Photography

Situated at 46 Rue Ahal Fassi, the Marrakech Museum of Photography is a little gem of a visitor attraction albeit one that is too often overlooked by tourists due to its slightly out of the way locati...

15 February 2016 Read more
Arsat Moulay Abdeslam Cyber Park, Marrakech

Arsat Moulay Abdeslam Cyber Park, Marrakech

Located in the heart of Marrakech, alongside Avenue Mohamed V, the main commercial thoroughfare, this eight-hectare historic garden (or arsa) was originally created for Moulay Abdesalam, an 18th centu...

07 December 2015 Read more
Ali Ben Youssef Medersa - a Must for Fans of Historic Architecture

Ali Ben Youssef Medersa - a Must for Fans of Historic Architecture

A splendid place to admire traditional Moroccan architecture while unwinding from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Ali Ben Youssef medersa is a must for anyone interested in art, architecture an...

21 November 2015 Read more
Exploring the Marrakech Souks

Exploring the Marrakech Souks

To first-time visitors, the labyrinthine Marrakech souks will seem like a bewildering warren of narrow passageways, impossible to navigate. There is, however, some simple advice for negotiating your w...

22 April 2015 Read more
Koutoubia Mosque , a major Marrakech landmark

Koutoubia Mosque , a major Marrakech landmark

The Koutoubia Mosque, one of Morocco's largest, in the centre of Marrakech was built in 1158 by the Almohads, one of the country's great imperial cities.

08 April 2015 Read more
Tourist attractions in Marrakech - Tiskiwin Museum

Tourist attractions in Marrakech - Tiskiwin Museum

Situated on Rue de la Bahia, between the Dar Si Said and Bahia palaces, the Tiskiwin Museum is one of the most fascinating tourist attractions in Marrakech. The museum was created by Dutch anthropolog...

14 July 2014 Read more
Places to visit in Marrakech - Agdal Gardens, the 'walled Meadow' of Marrakech

Places to visit in Marrakech - Agdal Gardens, the 'walled Meadow' of Marrakech

Situated close to the Menara Gardens and the Marrakech medina, the Agdal Gardens were created by the city founder, Abd al-Mu'min (1130 to 1163), of the Almohad dynasty who also undertook many of the c...

17 June 2014 Read more
The Marrakech Museum of Moroccan Art - Musée Dar Si Said

The Marrakech Museum of Moroccan Art - Musée Dar Si Said

Located in a 19th century palace, the Musée Dar Si Said is regarded as one of Morocco's most eloquent tributes to the skills of its master craftsmen. Surrounding a splendid courtyard filled with s...

24 April 2014 Read more
The Place Jemaa El Fna

The Place Jemaa El Fna

Like most of Morocco's cities, Marrakech has two sharply contrasting personalities, in the shape of the modern, commercial quarter of Guéliz and the original walled medina. One of five Moroccan me...

10 February 2014 Read more
Dinner and Equestrian Spectacular in Marrakech

Dinner and Equestrian Spectacular in Marrakech

Looking for a fun night out in Marrakech? If so, the Fantasia show might be just the thing. This is a lively visitor attraction a couple of miles out of town in the shape of a tented Moroccan vill...

01 November 2013 Read more
Visit the Majorelle Garden in Marrakech

Visit the Majorelle Garden in Marrakech

Amid the frenetic buzz of Marrakech one can still find pockets of tranquil serenity in sharp contrast to the heat and pace of the city all around. One such oasis of calm is the Majorelle Garden, or...

04 October 2013 Read more
Art in Marrakech - Matisse Art Gallery

Art in Marrakech - Matisse Art Gallery

Marrakech is a city rich in historic art and culture but one of the best galleries of contemporary art is the Matisse Art Gallery situated along the Passage Ghandouri (number 43, off 61 Rue Yougoslavi...

01 September 2013 Read more
Visiting the tanneries in Marrakech - why you should do it

Visiting the tanneries in Marrakech - why you should do it

The ancient Marrakech tannery where the raw material for fine leather gods is produced is a magnetic draw for tourists because the experience is as fascinating as the smell is pungent. Some might w...

14 August 2013 Read more
The Saadian Tombs in Marrakech

The Saadian Tombs in Marrakech

If you're looking to absorb some history on your visit to Marrakech, one of the city's most popular tourist attractions is the Saadian Tombs, the final resting place of the rulers and other members of...

27 July 2013 Read more