GUIDED HISTORICAL TOUR OF MARRAKECH
This half day guided historical tour of Marrakech will introduce you to the history of Morocco, and the one of Marrakech in particular which has been the capital of the Maghreb for centuries.
Most of the city architectural attractions are inside the Medina, the old walled section of the town. Built in the 12th century, the Koutoubia Minaret is the most perfect Islamic religious structure in North Africa. The famous landmark dominates the skyline and can easily spotted from all Marrakech.
Hidden away behind high walls are the Saadian Tombs. The Mausoleum displays a very high level of decoration, using traditional stucco and Granada style carving, typical of classical Moroccan buildings.
The Bahia Palace is a masterpiece of domestic architecture which gives a good idea of how the privileged lived in the 19th century in the Imperial city. The use of marble, stucco and mosaics predominates in the apartments, opening onto courtyards filled with fountains and plant life…