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Marrakech is a city of 1001 night. It is a city with its unique charm and beauty full with a lot of monumentes and sites that worth a visit. Marrakech was built during the reign of the Almoravid empire and they make it as their own capital. It is considered as the capital of tourism, and one of the most visited city in all Morocco.
In this full day discovery city tour of Marrakech we will pick you from your Hotel & Riad or and start our visit withMajorelle Gardens. This beautiful botanic garden took the painter Jaques Majorelle over 40 years to be completed. It is full with a lot of kind of trees from the five continent (cacti, palm trees, bamboo, coconut palms, thujas, weeping willows, carob trees, jasmine, agaves, white water lilies, ferns cypress, bougainvilleas, datura), and different spicies of birds; likewise house Sparrow, Robin, great tit, Garden Bulbul and so on. After that we go to visit from outside the famous koutobia mosque ,which was built in 12 century by Almohad dynasty and is characterised with its wonderfull Minaret with four gilded orbs. Then we go to see the royal palace, the huge Bab Agnaw gate to enter the Kasbah Quarter, heading to the jewish quarter, visit the Bahia palace.
This palace was built by Ahmed ben Moussa in the 19 century and well decorated with a lot Moroccan tilling, carved plaster, cedar wood ceilings.
When we finish our lunch, We start the souks visiting a berber women co-operative,and know about the method of making the endemic Argan oil in Morocco and have an idea about the spices that we use for cooking and some herbes that Moroccans use in traditional way to heal sepecific illness. Most of the women working here are the sole earner of their families, so those co-operatives were created to improve the social situation of berber women and help them as well to get an important social status within the Moroccan society. In 2015, Morocco produced more than 4000 tones of this precious oil and much of it was bought by global companies for beauty likewise L’oreal.
we go to see the dyers (Sebaghine by Moroccan Darija) have an Idea about the artificial colours that Marakchi people use for dying the wool. Then we go to see the souk of copper, the blacksmiths area, the artisans making moroccan slippers. Then we head to see a traditional local backery. we head toward Rahba lakdima which was an old market where slaves were sold in the 12 century.
The tour will end in Jemaa Elfena Square.
This tour will be done with a proffessional licenced tour guide who speaks your own language.
The details that we listed in this tour can be changed according to the client request.
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