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  • Palaces

    El Bahia Palace

    As you tour Morocco, you will find that almost every palace is different in one respect or another – even if they all indicate former glories once enjoyed by royal courts. The El Bahia Palace in Marrakech is certainly no exception. This beautiful building is an excellent example of Eastern Architecture from the 19th century that represents trends and standards of the wealthy who lived at ...

  • Museums

    Majorelle

    Art lovers simply have to spend time at the Majorelle Museum if they are planning a visit to Marrakech. This delightful museum is situated in a brilliant garden and every aspect of the grounds on which the museum stands seems to be a visionary tribute to color and light. The museum is named for the artist Jacque Majorelle who originally owned and developed the Majorelle Gardens. Both the ...

  • Museums

    Bert Flint

    Theater has played a massive role in the culture of many nations for many thousands of years. Whether it is simple or complex is not really all that important, for it is a prime method of communication that appeals to viewers and helps to stimulate the imagination and the senses. If you enjoy theatre and are interested in things like costumes, jewelry and furniture from the past, you might ...

  • Museums

    Marrakech Museum

    One of the truly interesting things about Morocco is the way that traditional Moroccan art and architecture is still very much a part of everyday life. In some places it is as if time has stopped and you find traditionally clad people living traditional lifestyles in traditional homes. There is a strong sense of culture and family unity here that is almost tangible - even to the outsider. ...

  • Museums

    Dar Si Said

    There are few museums in the world that manage to communicate a sense of living nostalgia in the same way as the Dar Si Said Museum does. This brilliant museum is situated in one of Morocco’s most beautiful cities – Marrakech. Here the old mixes with the new with effortless ease in a way that cannot be fully described in words. In the museum things are much the same for, though most of the ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Marrakech Medina

    The Almoravids founded the Medina of Marrakech and built its walls in the 11th century. The Marrakech Medina is situated in the southwestern parts of Morocco near the Atlas Mountains, which extend for 2 400 kilometers. It is thought that the Medina's name 'Marrakech' originated from the Berber language.

  • Theater

    Marrakech Popular Arts Festival

    It is very hard to believe that the city of Marrakech could become more frenzied, energetic and noteworthy than it already is on any given day of the year. This Moroccan city is alive with street vendors, locals, tourists, shops, stores and attractions. Amongst the bustle of city life, tourists usually escape to quieter sights such as the gardens of the Saadian Tombs or the peaceful grounds ...

  • Attractions

    Heritage Sites

    World Heritage Sites are sites in certain countries that have been deemed by UNESCO to be of outstanding cultural or natural importance. This value is universal and so preserving such sites is seen as being beneficial to the entire world’s population. Most of the cultural heritage sites are historical in nature and provide evidence of the way early cultures lived their day-to-day lives. ...

  • Art Galleries

    Qoubba

    Located in the beautiful, vibrant city of Marrakech in Morocco is the exceptional Qoubba Art Gallery. Art enthusiasts and those looking to explore the rich cultural wonders of Morocco will have a wonderful time exploring the Qoubba Art Gallery, which offers both a fascinating permanent exhibition as well as various temporary exhibitions.

  • Art Galleries

    Matisse

    Any lover of art should spend at least a little time visiting the many art galleries in Morocco if they plan to spend some time in the country. These galleries can prove to be an oasis of tranquility and beauty in a busy market area filled with bartering, rugs and livestock. The art market of Morocco is still relatively young, having only really started coming into its own in the last few ...