In this post we’ll talk about the best Marrakech places. Marrakech is one of the best cities in Morocco, It features several things and several places to visit.
Bahia Palace (Old city)
Bāhiya, the beautiful, the bright is an old nineteenth-century palace of eight hectares of Moorish / Islamic style, in Marrakech, Morocco. The present museum, it is one of the masterpieces of Moroccan architecture and Islamic art, one of the major monuments of the cultural heritage of the country, and one of the main places of tourism in Morocco.
Jamaa El Fna Square
Jemaa el-Fna (Arabic: جامع الفنا, “place of the dead”) is a famous public square in the southwest of the Medina of Marrakech in Morocco. This traditional, popular and lively place, particularly at night, attracts more than a million visitors every year. “The cultural space of Jemaa el-Fna square” is inscribed intangible cultural heritage since 2008 (proclamation in 2001) and World Heritage since 1985 by UNESCO.
Majorelle Garden is a tourist botanical garden of about 3000 species on nearly 1 hectare (10 000 m2), an art deco villa labeled “Maison des Illustres” since 2011, and a museum of the History of Berber people, in Marrakech, Morocco.
The garden is named after its founder, the French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962), who created it in 1931, drawing inspiration from oases, Islamic gardens and Spanish-Hispano-Moorish gardens. Purchased by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé in 1980, it is currently owned by the Pierre Bergé Foundation – Yves Saint Laurent, and is one of the most important tourist sites in Morocco with nearly 600 000 visitors a year.
The palm grove of Marrakech is an important palm grove of the eleventh century north of Marrakech, Morocco. Moroccan natural heritage of nearly 100,000 palm trees, on about 15,000 hectares, it is one of the historical highlights of the culture of Morocco, the economy of Morocco, and tourism in Morocco
Dating from the time of the great sultan Ahmed al-Mansur Saadi (1578-1603), these tombs were discovered only around 1917, then restored by the service of the Beaux-Arts. Because of the beauty of their decoration, the site has become been a major attraction for visitors of Marrakech.
The mausoleum houses the bodies of some sixty Saadians, including Al-Mansur, his successors and his family. The building is composed of three rooms. The most prestigious mausoleum is the Hall of Twelve Columns. This hall houses the tomb of Sultan son Ahmed El Mansour. Its cupola is in finely worked cedar wood and stucco and the burials are made of Carrara marble from Italy. This mausoleum is a very good example of Hispano-Moorish decorative art.
Outside are the graves of soldiers and servants and a garden of the necropolis.