Marrakech architecture

Bahia Palace large court

Morocco has always been very famous for its magnificent architecture, Marrakech architecture distinguished by the mix of Arab-Berber and Andalusian influences. Marrakech is the fourth largest city in Morocco, the most attractive where you can cross the splendid museums, a multitude of hotels, riads and other historical monuments.

Let’s discover together the four architectural jewels in Marrakech that you must surely visit!

Djemaa el Fna

Presenting the city center of Marrakech, Djemaa el-Fna is one of the places that are well known by tourists.  Strolling through the alleys of the old medina of the city, you will live in an atmosphere of the past centuries. Not forgetting the traditional market where you can find the stalls of beautiful handicrafts of leather goods, hand-designed carpets and lamps of Aladdin style. Thus the scents of spices and various culinary delights while the talented artists and charmers of snakes and monkeys entertaining the public.

Bahia Palace

Built at the end of the 19th century by the Grand Vizier Si Moussa, Bahia Palace is a pleasant palace consisting of several gardens, welcoming tourists daily and sometimes special events to note the Marrakech Biennale, which presents a great trilingual arts festival.

Majorelle Garden

 Created by French oriental artist Jacques Majorelle, Jardin Majorelle presents a botanical and picturesque garden.  It has a wide assortment of cactus plants, coconut palms, banana trees, etc. Surrounded by marble pools, fountains and raised paths. The entrance to Majorelle gives a utopian, artistic and unique sensation linked to oriental painters

 Dar Si Said

Marrakech is made up of several museums where you can find several items (clothing, furniture of national heritage, etc.). Dar Si Saïd that can be literally translated as Maison Si Saïd is an ancient palace located in the southern medina with an interior made up of tiles, intricate sculptures, beautiful balconies and superb Moroccan handicrafts…   You will have the freedom to explore exhibits typical of traditional Andalusian tastes and Islamic architecture.

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