Unusual Marrakech, Marrakech

Most of the tour guides would introduce you to the most popular attractions, taking you on a tour to the imposing palaces, important religious sites, museums and, of course, some shopping places. However if you are looking forward to seeing a more uncommon Marrakech, this tour is just the thing you are looking for. Take this tour and discover the local traditions of a unique and unusual Marrakech.
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Unusual Marrakech Map

Guide Name: Unusual Marrakech
Guide Location: Morocco » Marrakech (See other walking tours in Marrakech)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Author: ann
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High Tech Souk

1) High Tech Souk

Located near the Almoravid Koubba, High Tech Souk is widely considered one of the most bizarre and strange souks of all. It is probably the hilarious contrast of small insignificant shops tucked into mud-brick walls exhibiting all of the latest inventions of the high-tech industry, from flat-screen TVs to digital cameras and...   view more
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Mouassine Fountain

2) Mouassine Fountain

The Medina of Marrakech once counted 80 fountains; the oldest and most important still in use today is the Mouassine Fountain.

The fountain is part of the Mouassine complex that comprises a 12th century mosque, a library, a hammam and a madrasa. The fountain is situated directly to the north of the mosque’s ablution chamber.

The fountain is rectangular in shape, 18 meters long and 4.70 meters wide. It has three arcades with a carved cedar canopy surmounted by green tiles. Two of the...   view more
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Souk des Teinturiers

3) Souk des Teinturiers

Souk des Teinturiers dazzles with dyed sheaves of wool and textiles. There are plenty of souvenir shops along the souk. It is considered one of the most colorful shopping places in Marrakech. Souk des Teinturiers is also known as dyer's...   view more
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Fondouks

4) Fondouks

Originally storehouses and workshops of local merchants, the Fondouks are nowadays very popular among tourists. Only 140 of them are left today in Medina. These beautiful medieval courtyards and inns offer the best treatment one can wish for. They also have a quite interesting...   view more
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Hammam Bab Doukkala

5) Hammam Bab Doukkala (must see)

Hammam represents a Middle Eastern variant of a steam bath. Locals go to a hammam at least once a week. Hammam Bab Doukkala is among the oldest in Marrakech. This cute community steam bath dates back to the 17th century. It is located on the Bab Doukkala street in the Medina.

Tip:
Bring some traditional Moroccan soap, a scrubbing mitt, a towel, two pairs of underwear, flip-flops, shampoo, and maybe a plastic mat to sit on.
Women's hours are from noon until 7pm, while men's are...   view more
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La Maison Arabe

6) La Maison Arabe

Located near the Bab Doukkala Mosque, La Maison Arabe is a famous hotel in Marrakech. It owes its reputation, not merely to the fine service or free cooking workshops, but especially to its great hammams (steam baths). The building itself has a typical Morrocan architecture and is surrounded by alluring gardens, so you will have plenty of space to wander...   view more

Walking Tours in Marrakech, Morocco

Create Your Own Walk in Marrakech

Create Your Own Walk in Marrakech

Creating your own self-guided walk in Marrakech is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Marrakech's Palaces Tour

Marrakech's Palaces Tour

A nice activity while in Marrakech is visiting the few palaces this city possesses. Some of them, refurbished and restored, successfully function today as museums. Others, on the other hand, are slowly turning into ruins, but still have a long story to tell and spectacular architecture to amaze with. Take the Marrakech's Palaces Tour and enjoy the mystic atmosphere of these grandiose buildings.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.2 km
Shopping Adventure in Marrakech

Shopping Adventure in Marrakech

Probably no shopping in your life will compare to this extraordinary experience: vivid, bright, juicy colors of carpets, clothes and shoes; enchanting smells of local perfumes and spices; crafts, handmade jewelry, pottery; and of course, the long shopping mazes and souks. All this is included in the tour below, so don't hesitate! This tour belongs on your "must do" list!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 km
Marrakech Museum Walking Tour

Marrakech Museum Walking Tour

The museums of Marrakech amaze with most surprising revelations of local traditions, history, and culture. But it is not only the collections exhibited there that make this tour a unique experience. It is also the architecture of the buildings and the fascinating atmosphere of past times. And even though Marrakech is not exactly the city of the museums, it is definitely worth a visit to the existing ones by taking the Marrakech Museum Walking Tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Marrakech: Gueliz Walking Tour

Marrakech: Gueliz Walking Tour

Gueliz, otherwise known as the New City (Nouvelle Ville), is more like the downtown of Marrakech. Here you will definitely feel the western influence: McDonald's, KFC, brand stores, and even a supermarket. However Gueliz is also famous for its galleries and parks. Find what are the things that make Gueliz unique by taking the tour below.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 km
Daily Life Tour in Marrakech

Daily Life Tour in Marrakech

Marrakech is considered a living museum, including narrow streets running up and down, noisy souk with fierce bargaining,and imposing palaces with rich architecture standing right next to humble houses. This tour will take you to the most common places for a local citizen of Marrakech. It will show you where locals work, study, pray, and have fun. So do not hesitate to discover Marrakech by taking this "Daily Life" tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Also known as "The Red City", Marrakech is an out-of-the-ordinary getaway which combines the old historic atmosphere of Medina with a lively modern tourist sights of Gueliz. Take this orientation walk and discover the most popular attractions Marrakech has to offer, as listed below.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km