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Culture of Marrakech. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Marrakech Rooftops Picturesque palaces and squares, the historical district Medina which is of ultimate beauty, magnificent religious buildings and complexes as well as numerous museums of Marrakesh are the main landmarks and sights of this city annually attracting millions of tourists from all over the world. One of the most impressive architectural landmarks is the Bahia Palace. It was constructed in the 19th century and long served as a residence of the Grand Vizier. The upscale building is executed in keeping to the best ethnic traditions. The Palace stuns the visitors with its luxury interior and plenty of antique decorations.
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The Palace is set in the large garden deserving tourists’ attention. The garden features the rarest plants, picturesque cozy enclosures with alcoves as well fountains added with original statuary groups. The most significant landmark of the city is the Koutoubia Mosque (the Kutubiyya Mosque). This is the largest and the highest building in the city of Marrakesh being seen almost from any spot of the area. All the city guests may explore the religious landmark and enjoy its ancient prayer towers being perfectly preserved till nowadays.
The Medina district features numerous unique historical landmarks and sights. This is the place of the magnificent Ali Ben Youseff Mosque built in the 12th century as well as the Mouassine Mosque of the 16th century. Though the people of other confessions are not allowed to enter the territory of the Mosques still thousands f tourists visiting the religious landmarks to embrace the beauty and magnificence of the buildings. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Marrakech is a city located in the heart of Morocco. This is one of its most important cultural centers. It was founded in 1062 by Yusuf ibn Tashfin, who was the representative of the … Open
The ancient Mellah district (or Jewish Quarter) will be a perfect place for a walking tour. The district was established in the 15th century. At present its territory still hosts several ancient synagogues. In the district one will find original souvenir shops and numerous craft workshops. Among the cultural establishments the best worth attention is the Bert Flint Museum totally concentrated on the culture of local people. Among its showpieces one will find ethnic costumes, ancient furniture and handmade rugs, music instruments, armory and jewels.
Vista de la ciudad de Marrakech The Dar Si Said Museum will be a perfect way to learn the handicraft traditions of Marrakesh deeper. The museum keeps a rich collection of jewelry, leather goods, ceramics and marble articles. Pictorial art admirers will love the Majorelle Museum devoted to the creative works of the famous French artist. A significant landmark of the city is the Jemaa el-Fnaa Square being the best place to embrace the ethnic culture for the city guests.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Marrakech

Koutoubia Mosque And Minaret
Where: Rue el Koutoubia, Marrakech;
Djemaa El-fna
Where: Djemaa el-Fna, Marrakech;
Palais El-badi
Where: Place des Ferblantiers, Mellah, Marrakech;
Saadian Tombs
Where: Rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech;
Menara Gardens
Where: Avenue de la Menara, Marrakech;
Souqs
Where: North of Djemaa el-Fna, Marrakech;
Tanneries
Where: Nr Bab Debbagh Gate, Marrakech;
City Walls
Where: North side of Place de Foucault, Marrakech;

Iconic cultural sights of Morocco

The main symbol of Casablanca is the amazing Hassan II Mosque. The height of her snow-white openwork minaret is over two hundred meters. Today the building is equipped with a sliding roof, a floor heating system, and a laser projector whose beam is directed towards Mecca. The magnificent Mahkama du Pacha Palace is the embodiment of oriental fairy tales. It brings together sixty magnificent halls filled with works of folk art – masterpieces carved from stone and wood. Habous Quartier or New Medina makes it possible for you to feel the spirit of a traditional Arab city but designed in the Moroccan style. It is a labyrinth of narrow streets with neat little houses, beautiful mosques and numerous cozy souvenir shops. … Open
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Marrakech

Culture guide to Marrakech. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Marrakech: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Marrakech. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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