Marrakesh Travel Guide


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Plan Your Marrakesh Vacation

Marrakesh is Morocco's most intoxicating city. Ever since Morocco's Jewel of the South became a trading and resting place on the ancient caravan routes from Timbuktu, the city has barely paused for breath.


Marrakesh Hotels

Marrakesh has exceptional hotels. Five stars are dropped at every turn, the spas are superb, and the loving attention to... read more


Marrakesh Restaurants

Marrakesh has arguably the best selection of restaurants in Morocco; as a group they serve equal parts Moroccan and... read more


Marrakesh Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Marrakesh

    Djemaâ el-Fna: Wander amid the sizzle and smoke of the world's most exuberant marketplace. Souk shopping: Lose yourself... Read more

  • A Bit of History

    From its beginnings as a stronghold in 1062, Marrakesh became, together with Fez, a center for trade, culture, and religion, and the... Read more

  • Marrakesh Street Food

    Marrakshis have perfected the art of cooked street food, traditionally the province of the working class. There are hundreds of sidewalk... Read more

  • Annual Festivals

    Marrakesh's annual folklore festival of Moroccan music, theater, and dance—the Festival National des Arts Populaires —draws... Read more


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