8 Top Things to do in Marrakech, Morocco

So you made it to Marrakech (or you’re planning to); the most popular holiday travel destination in Morocco and you’re scrambling to put your top things to do in Marrakech list together in hopes of making the best use out of your time here.
In this article, I will share with you some tips on how to spice up your journey in this charming city and make the best out of your visit to Marrakech !

1-Accommodations :

The city has a variety of lodging accommodations whether you prefer spending your stay in hotels or riads. We highly recommend booking your stay at one of the many riads that offer plenty of relaxing amenities such as pools, terrace, central courtyard, Spa and others.

riad marrakech
Riad El Nojoum

2-Jamaa El Fna :

The main attraction in Marrakech, occupied by merchants, entertainers, and story tellers scattered across the many food and drinks stalls. Tourists from all around the globe flock here to experience the authenticity and the magic that Morocco has to offer.

jemaa el fna square marrakech
Jamaa El Fna – Image by Wikipedia

3-The Medina :

One of the most historic spots in Marrakech where you can explore the ancient narrow passageways of this city for a truly unique and spiritual experience. Here, You’ll also find the Bazar and several shops selling authentic leather products, lamps, decoration pieces and other crafted items to take as a souvenir with you.

Old medina of Marrakech
Marrakech Medina – Image by Luxuo

4-The Jardins Majorelle :

Gifted by Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge to Marrakech city in 1966. These exquisite two and half acres of botanical gardens feature an artists’s landscape vision that took over forty years to create. The building is also dedicated to other museums : Islamic Art Museul, Berber Museum and Musee Yves Saint Laurent highlighting his relationship and history with the city.