The “Red City” of Marrakech is an ancient city, brimming with markets, gardens, palaces, and mosques. Exploring the intimate courtyards and snaking alleyways of the historic Medina can take days. The city offers a wide variety of attractions, from historical palaces, tombs, mosques and gardens, to endless shopping, dining, and entertainment.
The Medina is one of the most famous landmarks in the world and has been named a World Heritage Site. Inside the old city you can find thousands of foodstuffs, fabrics and handicrafts, which are enclosed by majestic 12th century ramparts. Within these walls you will also find the Koutobia mosque, the Saadian tombs, and endless alleyways filled with ancient architecture and art.
Jamey el Fna is located inside the medina and serves as Marrakech’s open-air market with an overwhelming array of food stalls, restaurants and shops.
The Ramparts are 19 km of walls that surround the medina and date back to 1132. They are known for their historical and architectural significance.
Ali Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic school that contains an impressive amount of Arabic and Islamic architecture and calligraphy.
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Marrakech has a sub-tropical and semi-arid climate with comfortable daytime temperatures and cool nights in November.
High of 23 degrees Celsius/73 degrees Fahrenheit
Low of 10 degrees Celsius/50 degrees Fahrenheit