Things to See in Marrekech - Medina, Palaces and Scams

Morocco, Marrakech Guide (B): Things to See in Marrekech - Medina, Palaces and Scams

The city of Marrakesh is often the first contact with Morocco for many. Thanks to the budget airlines that offer numerous connections with Europe, the gate to this exciting, exotic country has been open and Morocco is constantly gaining in popularity. Marrakesh - with its old markets along the tiny, winding streets in Medina, unique architecture and numerous palaces is a good starting point to begin your adventure in Morocco. Although, due to the culture shock (see below), Marrakesh wasn't my favorite city in the country (Fez, Essaouira and Chefchaouen turned out to be better) - it's still well worth a visit - you'll have a chance to see how diverse and chaotically beautiful Morocco is.

Marrakesh is located merely a few hour flight away from European capitals and after such a short trip, although you know it's Africa, you are somehow still surprised by how different it is. At first, during your ride from the airport to the city - you might feel everything is same as anywhere else. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to See in Marrekech - Medina, Palaces and Scams
Guide Location: Morocco » Marrakech
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
Read it on author's website: https://adventurous-travels.squarespace.com/posts/things-to-see-in-marrakesh
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Jemaa El-fnaa Square
  • Koutoubia Mosque
  • Bahia Palace
  • El Badii Palace
  • Saadian Tombs
  • Moulay El yazid Mosque
  • Majorelle Gardens
  • Menara Gardens