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3 Must-Visit Places in Marrakech

3 must-visit places in Marrakech
Aït-ben-Haddou is a fortified city, or ksar, along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. Aït Benhaddou has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

Are you getting your travel plans together for 2021? Hopefully, you will be able to make safe holiday plans and enjoy a little piece of sunshine. If you have always wanted to visit that special somewhere, now is the time to think ahead.

Have you always wanted to experience the beauty, history and culture of Marrakech? Full of mosques, palaces, gardens and more, it is an exceptional place. There are so many interesting things about Morocco, but if you’re looking to visit magical Marrakech, read on for three of our top choices of places you absolutely must visit.

Djemaa El Fna

No visit to Marrakech would be complete without visiting this central hub – in fact, it’s hard to avoid it! The hustle and bustle of this world-renowned street market have been flourishing since the 11th century. From the morning call to prayer to the musicians accompanying your dinner in the evening, this eclectic mix of stalls is a real feast for the senses.

Djemaa El Fna

You will want to pick up some bargains and enjoy some local tastes. If you want to get to know the real Marrakech, this is a great place to start.

Cactus Thiemann

One for the nature lovers – this incredible cactus garden can be found in outer Marrakech. One of North Africa’s largest cacti farms, you can enjoy a tour of its fascinating seventeen acres and visit the largest cactus. At eight metres long and eighty years old, it truly is an incredible sight. You will also find camels, perfect for keeping children interested in the tour.

Hammam Rosa Bonheur

One of the most traditional ways you can experience Moroccan culture is by treating yourself to a hammam. Found in a riad (the traditional Moroccan house), this communal bathhouse is a mainstay in Marrakech.

hammam rosa bonheur

An attendant will give you the full hammam experience, enjoyed in a hot steam room where you will be scrubbed with olive oil, rinsed fully and left feeling brand new. A true opportunity to feel like part of a flourishing Moroccan tradition.

So, start thinking about packing your bags – the sights and sounds of Marrakech await your discovery.

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Written by Tamanna Reza

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