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Garden
“The Jardin Majorelle in the city center is a must. Combine with the Yves Saint Laurent Museum just in front if you want to feel the hype of the old Marrakech fashion tradition. ”
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Courthouse
“A short walk from Riad Bakara this historic palace is worth visiting but maybe avoid the heat of the day in summer as there isn't much shade! Entry is about €7 per person”
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Museum
“Marrakech Museum in the Dar Menebhi Palace, built at the end of the 19th century by Mehdi Menebhi. The palace was restored by the Omar Benjelloun Foundation and then converted into a museum in 1997.”
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Art Gallery
“This riad in the thick of the medina houses a wonderful archive of Moroccan Photography through the ages. The rooftop cafe is also a lovely spot for coffee or lunch.”
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Museum
“super new addition to marrakech cultural sites, the museum houses a magnificent collection of Yves saint Laurents clothers, designs, jewellery etc as well as a lovely restaurant and shop”
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History Museum
“This now the national carpet museum, right behind the riad, but you have walk around the block to get to it. If you like carpets, this is the place for you. But it's also a wonderful old merchant's house”
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Park
“Great place to pick a bench, read a book and listen to the birds plus some lovely Moroccan features such as native plants plus a central tiled fountain for added freshness. Within walking distance from Jemaa El Fna Square.”
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Historic Site
“Two wonderful garden made with love, a passionate story about water in Marrakech and a wonderful rooftop café ”
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Museum
“Musical evenings of the Medina (November - May) The museum of Mouassine organizes every Monday and Friday evening from 19h00 to 19h45 an evening dedicated to the musics of the medina in the exceptional setting of the douiria. Les soirées Musiques de la Médina (novembre - mai) Le musée de Mouassine organise chaque lundi et vendredi soir de 19h00 à 19h45 une soirée dédiée aux musiques de la médina dans le cadre exceptionnel de la douiria. ”
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Moroccan Restaurant
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“A journey through the Sahara, From Marrakech to Timbuktu In recent years, the Tiskiwin Museum has focused on the presentation of the material culture of the Berber populations of Saharan origin. These populations are commonly called Berbers north of the Sahara and Tuaregs in the south, but they call themselves Imazighen (Amazigh sing) The permanent exhibition is conceived as a journey on the old caravan trails linking North Africa to the Sahel. It has as its theme and guiding thread the Art of the Adornment. ”
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Museum
“Le Musée de la Palmeraie est un lieu unique à Marrakech associant art contemporain, animations culturelles et nature. Situé dans la Palmeraie, ce musée est abrité dans d’anciens bâtiments agricoles. On y admire une exposition permanente consacrée à l’art contemporain marocain (photographies, peintures, sculptures, calligraphies...) comprenant les œuvres d’une cinquantaine d’artistes du Royaume. Dans les jardins alentours, un espace a été réservé à l’accueil d’artistes pour qu’ils puissent créer en toute liberté. Tout est mis en œuvre pour que l’art et la culture prennent vie dans ce lieu unique. Tarif public : 40 dhs Ouvert tous les jours de 9h à 18h00. ”
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Art Museum
“A museum in a Riad full of charm. Works be it carpets or different paintings extremely well developed. And if you have the chance to come across his creator, owner, passionate and passionate collector, do not hesitate to drink his words, his explanations about his passion. Without a doubt for us the most beautiful museum of Marrakech, we spent a most pleasant moment ...... Un musée dans un Riad plein de charme. Des oeuvres que ce soit les tapis ou les différents tableaux extrêmement bien mis en valeur. Et si vous avez la chance de tomber sur son créateur, propriétaire, passionné et passionnant collectionneur, n'hésitez pas buvez ses paroles, ses explications sur sa passion. ”
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Art Museum
“Small interesting museum, naive art paintings, majorelle and others. A coffee library spac. Petit musée intéressant, des tableaux d'art naïf, de majorelle et d'autres. un espace café bibliothèque. ”
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Museum
“Wonderful museum at the YSL Gardens/ Jardin Majorelle. Great place to discover and learn about Morocco Berber Heritage. Beautiful exhibit incl traditional jewelry and dress. ”
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Museum
“The Heritage Museum (or Musée du Patrimoine) is a family-run endeavour that has undergone a five-year transformation to exhibit a family collection of Moroccan antiques and artefacts. Musée du Patrimoine showcases a collection of unique Moroccan Berber, Arab and Jewish artefacts, ranging from tribal rugs to jewellery. This project has been wholly funded by Abdellatif and his wife, Hind Sarmi, who have an undying passion for their national heritage. Musée du Patrimoine is a true “labour of love” and its aim is to bring Moroccan heritage in all its complexity and wealth to the public. The museum comprises of six display rooms and four display halls, laid out on two floors with a roof terrace !”
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