An excursion from your resortto discover the main monuments of the city of Marrakech: the Bahia Palace, Saadian tombs and the fabulous Koutoubia Mosque. Between your visits ofmonuments,you will have the opportunity to roam the alleys of the old medina of the Red city.A real journey through time.
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Going to Marrakech is more than just a vacation,it’s a journey through time. The red city is rich in monumentsthat have marked its history and were built in different periods by different dynasties. we offer you the opportunity to discover them accompanied by a professional guide who will make you discover the hidden facets of their stories.
We will start our discovery with the beautiful Koutoubia mosque. Located in the southwest quarter of the medinaand built by the Almohads,it served as a model to build the Giralda in Seville in Spain. It consists of a large prayer hall, a 77 m minaret and a large garden with several fountains.
Then we will visit the famous Bahia Palace, located in the Mellah district (Jewish quarter of Marrakech). this Andalusian-Moroccan palace was made in the middle of the 18th century on an area of 8000 square meters. It consists of several galleries of rooms, riad, a mosque, a stable, basins … All surrounded by magnificent green gardens. A great discovery of Moroccan and Andalusian architecture.
After that, a visit to the Saadian tombs is a must to discover another period in the history of Marrakech. It is one of the few remaining monuments from the time of the reign of the Saadian dynasty. It is in the famous Kasbah district and it was only discovered in 1917. It houses the remains of the different kings of this dynasty.All in a beautiful architecture testifying to the genius of the craftsmen of the time.
To join the various monuments and historic sites, we will cross the alleys of the old Medina and discover the different districts of the city.