The Marrakech

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About Marrakech

Want to discover Marrakech? There are a thousand and one ways to experience it. Whichever way you choose to experience Marrakech, you will certainly take a bit of Marrakech with you, it is a place full of surprises! With its countless markets, gardens, palaces, and mosques, you will be amazed. Marrakech, also called the red city is the fourth largest city in the Kingdom after Casablanca, Fez and Tangier with 928,850 inhabitants in 2014, it remains the tourist capital of the country.

More than a city, Marrakech is a pearl polished by history and a taste for hospitality, knowing how to welcome its guests with open arms for centuries.

The city is subdivided into two distinct parts: the new (or modern) city there are many hotel complexes, luxury shops, banks, tea rooms and café terraces and the medina or historic city (ten kilometers of wall) , it is easy to imagine the caravanners who loaded their camels with food, tools and handicrafts.

The souks offer everything the traveler expects: colors, atmospheres, scents, smiling and welcoming faces. Marrakech famous throughout the world for its palm grove and its minaret, this city is a real living spectacle where men and local folklore are skillfully staged in a medieval setting.

An impressive cultural heritage with many monuments and quality museums.

It’s simply Magic! Its economy is mainly based on tourism, commerce and crafts. The hotel infrastructure has experienced rapid growth in recent years and is now oriented towards luxury tourism.

Also known by the Place Jemaa El Fna, the flagship city of the Almoravids was founded around 1070, it is also known by major events and festivities such as: Festival of popular arts of Marrakech, International film festival of Marrakech, Arts in Marrakech, Festival Samaa of sacred music, contemporary dance festival, Sun festival: national festival of young people and music.

Marrakech has indeed become one of the favorite destinations for celebrities who love its very well preserved charm which knows how to combine luxury, refinement and authenticity.

The city has thus been described as a “dream of a thousand and one nights” by Arielle Dombasle.

Marrakech then becomes a place renowned for its culture, its arts, its traditions and its architectural heritage which gradually attracts a large number of renowned artists.

Marrakech City