Le Jardin Secret (The Secret Garden), Marrakech

Le Jardin Secret (The Secret Garden), Marrakech (must see)

Tucked away among the souks in the heart of the ancient Medina you will find this hidden gem – the perfect spot to have a nice leisurely lunch and getaway from all the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. In here, you will pretty much only hear birdsong, the water of the fountains, and, if lucky, the wind, while the magenta flowers are a feast for the eyes.

Following a careful restoration, the 'Secret Garden' – the 2nd-highest spot in the Medina after the Koutoubia minaret – is a beautiful spot to take photos over the city's rooftops, so be sure to take the option of going up the tower when at the admission counter. This way, you'll also be provided with a guide to assist your tour – well worth it given the information to be gained about, e.g., the amazing process of uncovering the ancient irrigation system supplying the gardens.

In one of the two gardens, there is a terrace cafe offering snacks and great juice blends / non-alcohol cocktails, while the other garden has various spots with benches to have a rest, read a book, or just enjoy the sublime Moroccan-style details.

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Le Jardin Secret (The Secret Garden) on Map

Sight Name: Le Jardin Secret (The Secret Garden)
Sight Location: Marrakech, Morocco (See walking tours in Marrakech)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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