Open daily, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Proprietor Hamid Hakim isn't just another carpet peddler. In this 14th-century palace, complete with gorgeous carved cedar...more
Constructed in 1913, this gate is about 1,000 years younger than the buildings behind it. It's proof that age doesn't matterthe relatively...more
This 19th-century palace is so elaborate in its decoration it verges on kitsch. Built over seven years for Ba Ahmed, the son of the grand vizier Si Moussa, it...more
Ben Youssef Medersa's spectacular interiors are so striking that they upstaged Kate Winslet in the scenes they shared in Hideous Kinky. A 14th-century Koranic...more
Hop into a horse-drawn calèche for a tour around the city walls of the Medina. First constructed in the 12th century, these form a neat circuit of six...more
Dar Cherifa is an attractive café littéraire and art gallery in the Mouassine district, housed in a lovely riad dating from the 17th century. Owner...more
After famously routing the Portuguese from the southern Moroccan coast in 1578, the great Saadian sultan Ahmed El-Mansour set about erecting this 360-room...more
Jemaa El Fna, translated as the Square of the Dead, is the main open space in Marrakesh, and is as old as the city itself. Once the scene of public executions...more
Open: Daily Built in 857 A.D. and spanning approximately 10,760 square feet, the immense Kairaouine was Morocco's largest mosque until the...more
A stunning restoration of an abandoned hilltop stronghold by two English brothers and their Moroccan partner, Kasbah du Toubkal is two hours and 40 miles south...more
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