Medina in Marrakech

The mysterious Marrakech

The mysterious Marrakech

Marrakech, where culture is always stirring

The rich heritage of Marrakech is nearly a thousand years. The time here seems to stand still. The culture is vivid.

Jemaa El Fna Square is where you’ll soak up the culture and the lights. Come experience this gathering place where people eat various delicacies a,d revel in the bright lights of its shows, reveling in the local delicacies. Storytellers, singers, fortune tellers and gnawa musicians, the square knows how to vary its charms.

Marrakech also hosts its part of splendid festivals. The city is a moviemaking landmark. Each December it hosts the Marrakech International Film Festival, which draws the biggest names from the silver screen. In the middle of the year, popular arts are honored with their own festival, during which visitors are treated to the traditional songs, dances and music of Morocco. Enjoy this close encounter with the country's culture in a lighthearted ambiance.

Be part of this cultural event in the city's cafés and parks all day long.

The untainted charm of Marrakech

Marrakech, a long-lasting history

Bathed in the rosy glow of its adobe walls, the beautiful Marrakech opens its doors to all culture lovers. Inside of its walls, architectural masterpieces stand where you can see the foorprints of ancient civilizations. Marrakech is a mixture of different influences, and a mosaic of colors where the wonders of the past and present meet.

Stroll the city. Go under a door of the medina and venture into the old quarter. This is where the historic heart of the former royal capital beats, where the famous Koutoubia

minaret stands. Reaching 77 metres high, you get to see the lighthouse of Marrakech, which is one of the symbols of Islamic art, since its design has inspired both the Hassan Tower in Rabat and the Giralda in Seville.

A little further away, the Menara gardens founded by the Almohad dynasty await you. Enjoy the freshness of the place, and its olive groves. As the sun covers the horizon, the place shines, reminiscent of the tales of the Arabian Nights.

Taking this journey, is exploring endless treasures left by history in the ochre city.

The untainted charm of Marrakech

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