Discover the majesty and liveliness of Marrakech’s medina, starting with a stroll through Place Jemaa el-Fna towards the Koutoubia Mosque. Contemplate the massive minaret of the mosque, the largest in the city, and listen to your guide recount the history of this breathtaking building.
Then head for the Saadian tombs, sealed for centuries until rediscovered in 1917. Marvel at the ornate Hispano-Moorish sculptures that frame the 16th-century royal family crypts.
Then move on to the Bahia Palace, an equally ornate edifice and royal residence dating from the 19th century, destined to be the most splendid palace of its era. Contemplate the exquisitely painted ceilings, the well-kept gardens teeming with fruit trees and the elaborate stucco motifs adorning almost the entire surface of the building.
To round off your tour, stroll through the bustling souks, offering a wide range of local artisans, and get your guide’s advice on the best stalls to visit.
Return to Jemaa el-Fna Square, where hundreds of locals gather every day to enjoy storytellers, musicians, snake charmers, acrobats, jugglers and performers of all kinds.
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