19 Best Places To Visit In Marrakech, Morocco

1. Get Lost In The Medina

Nighttime is the best time to visit Jemaa el Fna as the food stalls light up and locals come out to shop. 

2. Watch The Sun Set Over Djemaa El-Fnaa

Grab a spot at one of the rooftop bars to watch the sun go down.  

3. Visit A Hammam

u want to experience the truly exotic, a visit to a Hammam is a must. Hammams are a massage and steam bath. 

4. Stay In A Riad

If you are a couple and want to stay somewhere romantic in Marrakech, we thought we’d start off by booking your trip to Marrakech.  

5. Take A Cooking Classes

A cooking class is a great way to get an introduction and one of the best things to do in Marrakech. 

6. Visit The Saadian Tomb

The Saadian Tombs are one of the most visited sights in the city (the lines ups are there to prove it) and thus one of the not to miss things to do in Marrakech.  

7. Food Tours In Marrakech

Another popular food experience in Marrakech is with Souk Cuisine.  

8. Koutoubia Mosque

It’s hard to miss the Koutoubia Mosque with its tall minaret standing tall over the Medina.  

9. Take A Tour Of The Bahia Palace

We booked a tour with Get Your Guide to the Bahia Palace and had a pleasant day strolling the gardens of this 19th-century palace.  

10. Jardin Majorelle

One of the most popular things to do in Marrakech is to visit the enchanting gardens of Jardin Marjorelle.  

11. Dar Si Said Museum

Also known as the Museum of Moroccan Arts, Dar Si Said Museum is the oldest museum in Marrakech that focuses on Moroccan carpets.  

12. El Badi Palace

Built by the Sultan Ahmed el Mansour in the 16th century, the vast grounds offer a glimpse into what life was like at the height of the city’s glory. 

13. Ben Youssef Madrassa

A madrassa is a former educational institution and the Ben Youssef Madrasa was the largest Islamic school in Morocco. 

14. Visit A Tannery

Tanneries have been around for a thousand years. Located in the Bab Debbagh quarter of the medina.  

15. Visit The Jewish Quarter

The Mellah (or Jewish Quarter) dates back to Marrakech and has undergone major renovations since 2016. 

16. Dar El-Bacha Palace

One of the Marrakech Medina’s finest examples of a traditional riad is the Dar El Bacha Palace. 

17. Meet The Local

Moroccans are very hospitable people and you may find yourself invited in for tea on more than one occasion. 

18. Best Rooftop Bars In Marrakech

One of our favourite things in any city is to sit on a terrace to take in the sunset and the energy of the city. 

19. See The Dune

The Sahara Desert is just a short drive from the city center and a visit to Marrakech would not be complete without exploring the dunes. 

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