Everything in Marrakech turns around Jamaa el Fna. Thousands of people come together in this public space, filling it of color, culture and business. Storytellers, teachers expounding his teachings, snake charmers, dancers, dentists, sellers of fruit juices, drawers of water ...
On our first morning we will visit the Tanners quarter and the Ben Youssef Madrasa (Koranic school), which houses some of the most beautiful examples of art and architecture in Morocco.
The Marrakech Museum is housed in the Dar Menebhi Palace, built at the end of the 19th century by Mehdi Menebhi. Opposite the Ben Youssef mosque, inside an enclosure and lower than the street level, is the Almoravid Koubba
The Bahia Palace is a palace and a set of gardens. It was built in the late 19th century, intended to be the greatest palace of its time. In the Mellah highlights the covered market.
El Badi Palace was built at the end of 16th century. According to the chroniclers of the time was the wonder of the Muslim world. Located near the Kasbah Mosque, the Saadian tombs date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603).
Bab Agnaou is one of the nineteen gates of Marrakech. It was built in the 12th century in the time of the Almohad dynasty. The Koutubia mosque is famous mostly for its minaret with a square base. It was completed under the reign of the Almohad Caliph Yaqub al-Mansur (1184-1199).
The upper floor of the Dar Si Said Museum is a true masterpiece of Hispano-Moorish decorative art. All the walls of the rooms are decorated either on stucco or cedar, with a multitude of geometric, arabesque, calligraphy and mosaics.