Medina of Marrakech
The city of Marrakesh, located in the Kingdom of Morocco, has a strategic geographic location, as it is the intersection point of many major roads, and the meeting point of the northern part of Morocco, with the southern part of it. Marrakesh is located on the northern side of the Atlas Mountains, and on the southern side of the Tensift River, in the middle part. The Haouz Al-Khasb Plain, specifically in the Marrakesh-Tensift-Al Haouz region. It is approximately 327 km away from the state capital, as it is located in the southwestern side.
The city of Marrakesh depends largely on its growth and development on the tourism sector. It was able to attract many tourists to it for nearly a thousand years. The following are some of the most important places and attractions in this city:
- The old Medina: located in the central part of Marrakesh, which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is characterized by winding alleys, squares, and crowded markets, as well as for its palaces and unique mosques that reflect the longstanding history and civilization.
- Jemaa el-Fnaa Square: This vital square is the center of Marrakesh, and the main square in the Medina district, and it includes many talents and different cultures, in addition to street vendors, stalls, and shops specialized in selling various products, And goods.
- Spice souks and artisanal markets: It is located in the Medina district, and includes several markets, such as: spice markets, ceramics, textiles, and handmade clothes, in addition to craft stores, shoes, tiles, and others.
- The Bahia Palace and the Badii Palace: these magnificent palaces are characterized by unique architectural elements, and reflect the history of the royal family of Morocco.
This and much more is waiting for you when visiting the red city of Morocco and enjoy the food, views, weather and the one of a kind experiences.