Get your dose of Marrakech culture and history with our guided tour. In this tour, you will explore beyond the red walls to find out about the architecture, traditions, history, and culture of Morocco’s most magnificent city. Our Marrakech Medina guided tour is a half-day walking tour. It will lead you to explore this city’s historical wonders, such as the Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, and then off to explore its colorful narrow streets of the Medina leading us to the sensational Jamaa Elfna Square.
Enjoy a cultural journey exploring through the streets of Marrakech to the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque. Its height (77m tall) makes of the Mosque’ minaret a landmark for navigating the city. The mosque’s interior is not open to tourists, but you can still take a walk in its garden. As you walk around it, you will learn from much about its history and the 5 pillars of Islam, along with other religious matters.
From here, our exploring adventure continues by stopping at the outside of the tomb of the founder of Marrakech Youssef Iben Tachfine. We discuss how he founded the city in 1062 by discovering the strategic location of Marrakech for the trade Caravans coming from the Subsaharan area. After the Koutoubia Mosque, we continue our Marrakech Free walking Tour to see Bab Agnaou that is one of the historical landmarks. Then we get inside the Kasbah quarter that hosted the royal family and the chancellors of the Almohad dynasty. To expect a rich talk about Moroccan society, economy, political system, and culture as we head towards the Jewish quarter Mellah.
Take a walk in the Mellah, a historical Jewish quarter where Jewish people were living. That is to say, you will get closer to the Jewish community here by discovering the history and the local life of the Moroccan Jews used to live in Marrakech and Morocco in general. Then a visit to a public oven is expected to see how locals make and cook their bread. Getting a glimpse and trying the Afterward, we continue our tour to arrive at the Jemae Elfna square. Reaching Jamaa Elfna Square, the World Heritage site for culture as UNESCO named it. The lopsided square is the main stage for Moroccan Halqa (the art of storytelling), jugglers, snake charmers, pop musicians and tens of chefs stir vats of steaming snails!
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Marrakech WITH Locals
Marrakech WITH Locals is a tour guide service in Marrakech, Morocco, specialized in guided free walking tours, private customized tours as well as one-day trips from Marrakech. With a great experience in guided tours, Travelling to Marrakech and looking for having unforgettable memories and moments, then, you can join our Marrakech best guided tours to enjoy the best attractions and sights of Marrakech. During the guided walking tours, we are going to really see, enjoy and photograph what Marrakech has to offer. While walking between the narrow alleyways of Marrakech Medina, we get deep into the legends and gems of the city. In other words, we will live an experience of walking side by side with locals discovering the secrets of Marrakech and Morocco. Our walking tours of Marrakech Medina are hassle-free tours. That is to say, when walking with us discovering the small passages and streets of the Medina, you are in Safe hands. In addition, you will get advised about how to shop if you are interested in having some souvenirs about Marrakech. The tours are purely educational and touch the cultural, historical, social, economic and political aspects of Marrakech in particular and Morocco in general. With a great experience in guided tours, you can join Marrakech WITH Locals to live a local experience!