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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Marrakech, Morocco


1. Marrakech Souks & Markets

A visit to Marrakech Souks and Markets is the best experience you could ever have in the city. Souk is a place where Moroccan goods and merchandise such as craftwork, ornaments, jewellery, beautiful fabrics, and carpets are sold. The Souks practically sell everything from cheap souvenirs to spices and Moroccan fabrics. The Souks and Markets defines the Marrakech. For a memorable experience, visit the Souks inside the Medina walls of old Marrakech, you’ll find beautiful items such as jewellery, lamps and carpets.

2. Djemaa el-Fna

Djemaa el Fna is the popular city square in Marrakech, often known as the heart of Marrakech. The city square attracts tourists from all over the world. At night, Djemma el Fna is filled with fortune and story tellers, snake charmers, dancers and musicians who convert the square into a bubbly place with their performances. During the day, the square is a shopping heaven for tourists and locals; you will find a lot of beautiful items such as souvenirs at cheaper prices and even have the opportunity to learn about the Moroccan culture.

3. Museum de Marrakech

Marrakech has numerous unique museums that showcase collection of local arts and crafts including historic artworks. Museum de Marrakech is set in a historic building, if you are not a lover of museum; this building alone is worth a visit. The building used to be the royal chamberlain Sidi Said’s mansion, but now houses prominent collection of carved doors, strange kitchen tools, musical instruments and daggers. You will also find amazing Moroccan artworks displayed in the museum. There are other amazing museums in Marrakech, if you love history and art, you will definitely find them very interesting.

4. A traditional Moroccan hammam

The Hamman is a place where the Moroccans usually go every week to bathe and cleanse themselves until their skin glows. The Hamman is amazingly a significant part of Moroccan life and beliefs. If you enjoy steam bath or sauna, you should head to the Hammam. You can also treat yourselves to a massage, skin and body treatments with essential oils and fragrant perfumes.

5. Saadian Tombs

The Saadian Tombs in Marrakesh has become the most popular attraction in Morocco since its re-discovery in 1917. The tombs are grandly decorated with vibrant tiles, intricate carvings and Arabic scripts. The tombs have been restored and designed lavishly. You’ll be amazed at the beauty of these tombs, the magnificent arched ceilings, marble and mosaics carvings.

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