Here’s Why You Need To Visit Marrakech

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Marrakech is among the most popular Moroccan cities and is definitely one that offers unique and unforgettable experiences. The city is often referred to as “the red Marrakech due to the color the walls are, a majority of tourists fall in love the city. Also, if you have the chance to visit only one Moroccan destination, I strongly recommend that you put a visit to Marrakech top of your list. The city is stunning charming, charming and combines all the fascinating things that you can experience and do in Morocco.

Here are seven reasons to go to Marrakech The city that has captured the hearts of many and must be on any Morocco itinerary.

1. Shop in Jamaa El Fna Market

The market is located in the city center. ‘Jamaa El Fna’, which is located in the city center of Marrakech, is considered largest market in Africa offering tourists a wide range of experiences at the same time. You’ll find plenty of the souks that are located in Marrakech.

Although Jamaa El Fna is open all day The most ideal time to visit is before sunset when snake enchanters and acrobats, musicians, and storytellers start making preparations to perform. It’s difficult to describe the atmosphere of this animated market because it’s something that I haven’t seen elsewhere. What I can tell you is that it’s cozy and enchanting. You will feel completely secluded from the everyday stresses it’s like it were a 1001 nights” tale.

If you feel hungry, you should follow the smell of delicious food and walk to the area that you can see smoke rising out of. You will see a multitude of food vendors on the streets selling the most delicious Moroccan food items. That brings me to my third reason to go to Marrakech.

2. Sample Delicious Food

Anyone who knows me can say that I’m a foodie. Sometimes, I pick my places because of how tasty the local cuisine is. You know what? If you’re anything similar to me Marrakech can be heaven to you.

Jamaa El Fna market is one of the markets in Marrakech where the food is delicious and extremely inexpensive. I’ve never been deceived. There are many Moroccan recipes worth trying Make sure to learn prior to your visit about Moroccan cuisine and the dishes. There is no better method to learn about this than taking an cooking class at Clock Kitchen.

If you’re in Marrakech Don’t forget to taste the ‘Tangia’, which is a extremely tender meat tagine that melts in your mouth, and is the local specialty of local cuisine. If you’re a vegan, request the ‘couscous with seven veggies and the tagines made of vegan ingredients and taste the variety of Moroccan salads that are all delicious.

3. Explore The Medina

If you are a lover of souvenirs of hand-crafted items made from high-quality materials such as silver and leather or you simply enjoy exploring Morocco tradition and culture, then take the time to go to Marrakech’s Medina in Marrakech. The Medina is situated just only a few feet from Jamaa el Fna in Marrakech downtown. It is similar to the Ali Baba cavern. It is recommended to allow at least three or four hours to visit since the site is huge with labyrinthine streets and a myriad of things to discover and see. Bring your camera, GPS and your purse (as you may find yourself buying lots of things) and take a an enjoyable stroll through The Medina streets.

4. Explore the Story of the Past

Nearly 1,000 centuries old Marrakech had been the capital of Morocco under the Almoravids’ rule and also enjoyed huge moments of splendour with and Arabic civilizations. Marrakech was conquered by the French protectorate prior to when Morocco was granted independence in 1956. It is all to say that Marrakech is among Marrakech’s Moroccan cities that are the most rich in history. This can be seen in a variety of historic monuments that are waiting to be explored.

If you are looking for a romantic and historic stroll, you can visit the ‘Menara’ area and its beautiful botanical garden. It also has an area called Koutoubia, Marrakech biggest mosque built by the Almohads which is where people gather in the evenings to meet, chat, with friends, and enjoy.

5. You can take a Moroccan Desert Tour

Even though Marrakech weather and the palmeraie oasis (a plantation with more than 100,000 trees) will provide you with an idea at the Moroccan desert, you’ll need to travel a bit further south to get the complete Moroccan the desert. Marrakech is a great place to start as there are many desert excursions that leave directly from Marrakech.

One thing to bear in your mind is that you shouldn’t wander through the desert on your own. The danger of becoming lost is quite real.

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6. Nightclubs in modern times

If you’re an avid night-time owl and enjoy dancing and having fun it is likely that you’ll appreciate Marrakech nightlife. It is among Morocco’s most party spots. Indeed, the most fashionable Moroccans go to Marrakech for a great night out.

Go to the Le Salama’s restaurant and lounge within Jamaa El Fna if you enjoy trendy establishments and gorgeous Moroccan decor, paired with a jazzy vibe. Another popular spot is ‘Dar anaka’ which is a great spot to drink a cocktail and relax while watching the sun set from the roof. As the night progresses the atmosphere gets vibrant with stunning belly dancers, live music and tradition Moroccan music.

7. Enjoy a stay in an authentic Riad

If you don’t want to book a room at the hotel, I strongly recommend staying in an authentic Riad in Marrakech. They’re within the same price brackets as hotels, and will ensure that your stay is unforgettable and luxurious. There are also riad accommodations on Airbnb.

The authentic riads are small and intimate, but some are luxurious and located in the downtown area of. If you are unable to find a Riads in your area, don’t be concerned there are many more hotels that are modeled after the riad style, so that you will get the same luxurious as well as authentic experiences. If you book your reservation in advance and you’ll be able to score great deals.

Additional Activities to do in Marrakech

These are just a few of the reasons you should travel to Marrakech and the surrounding areas. Get Your Guide also has numerous activities to take into consideration scheduling.

When should you go to Marrakech

I would always suggest visiting Marrakech as well as the desert in the spring or autumn. However, that doesn’t mean you cannot go to Marrakech in summer or winter however, in these seasons you may not have the opportunity to experience all the experience.

I’ve been to Marrakech several times in the summer months. Although I was unable to go out during the day to take long walks due to the scorching temperatures I usually waited until the sunset, which is when the locals begin to leave their homes. The streets are lively and fun The air gets more fresh and the sunset’s reddish hue enhances the beauty of the moment.