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Best things to do in Marrakesh

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Garden
“The Jardin Majorelle in the city center is a must. Combine with the Yves Saint Laurent Museum just in front if you want to feel the hype of the old Marrakech fashion tradition. ”
141local recommendations
Plaza
“This square in the medina is a 'must see'. Its a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that comes alive at sunset when the street vendors and performers come alive”
69local recommendations
Historic Site
“A short walk from Riad Bakara, this place is amazing! The intricate design and ceiling decorations are well worth going to see. ”
72local recommendations
History Museum
“One of the oldest universities in the Islamic world, not to be missed! L'une des plus ancienne université du monde Islamique, à ne pas rater ! ”
65local recommendations
Courthouse
“A short walk from Riad Bakara this historic palace is worth visiting but maybe avoid the heat of the day in summer as there isn't much shade! Entry is about €7 per person”
40local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“If you're tired of haggling and noisy streets, come here for a European-style shopping experience, a bit of shade and free and clean toilets :-)”
34local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Amazingly intricate and impressive marble and wood decoration, the tombs of the Saadian dynasty are an important part of Marrakech's cultural legacy and very beautiful. 12 minutes walk from the riad”
27local recommendations
Moroccan Restaurant
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“Le Comptoir is a classic, lively atmosphere, delicious food. enjoy dinner and oriental dancers on week ends mostly - ask when when your reserve.”
39local recommendations
Moroccan Restaurant
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“great rooftop terrace in Marrakech medina, perfect for lunch or afternoon break”
35local recommendations
Museum
“Marrakech Museum in the Dar Menebhi Palace, built at the end of the 19th century by Mehdi Menebhi. The palace was restored by the Omar Benjelloun Foundation and then converted into a museum in 1997.”
31local recommendations
Fast Food Restaurant
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“Private transports facilities find out more on www.marrakechtoursandexcursions.com”
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Art Gallery
“This riad in the thick of the medina houses a wonderful archive of Moroccan Photography through the ages. The rooftop cafe is also a lovely spot for coffee or lunch.”
31local recommendations
Museum
“super new addition to marrakech cultural sites, the museum houses a magnificent collection of Yves saint Laurents clothers, designs, jewellery etc as well as a lovely restaurant and shop”
25local recommendations
Moroccan Restaurant
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“Stop here and relax drinking mint tea in ONE of the most corner of Medina. ”
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Park
“The Menara gardens offer a relaxed stop on the tourist trail. Somewhat out of the way of the normal attractions. Great area for joggers along this route.”
26local recommendations
Moroccan Restaurant
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“Located in Gueliz Type: Authentic Moroccan Cuisine Ambiance: luxury, authentic, Chic & traditionnal furnitures”
33local recommendations