This walled royal burial ground and gardens were discovered by accident in 1917, from an aerial map of the Medina made by French colonial officials. It dates...more
Open: Daily, except for Tuesdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed from noon to 2:30. Housed in an Andalusian palace called Dar Batha that was built in the...more
At the heart of the Medina, the Musée de Marrakesh is a conversion of an opulent, early-19th-century house formerly belonging to a local grandee. Exhibits...more
Open: Daily 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This theological college, marked by its green tiled roof, is a prime example of Merinid architecture, and it's the most...more
Privately owned by late fashion designer and longtime Marrakesh resident Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé, the Majorelle Garden was created...more
Les Bains de Marrakesh is an elegant spa center, occupying one half of an old townhouse in the southern Kasbah quarter of the Medina. A full range of...more
The centerpiece of Marrakesh is the square tower of the Koutoubia minaret, attached to the Koutoubia Mosque, built in the late 12th century. It's not...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
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
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
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