Marrakech is the most visited city by tourists. Therefore, it’s also called the tourist city, and the red city because of its color. This big city is one of Morocco’s imperial cities, it was the capital city of Morocco before Meknes and Rabat, and after Fes. Also, the city was built in 1062 by Yusuf ibn Tashfin. There are many things to see and d here.
First, Marrakech is famous for the square of Jemaa el Fnaa. Here, you can find snake charmers, people making Halka” street performance” since the 11th. Also, you can find people selling different stuff as it is the market or souk of the city.
Second, just not far from the square of Jemaa el Fnaa, there is the mosque of Koutoubia. Also, you can find it written as Kutubiyya, it’s the largest mosque here in Marrakech, it’s minaret is about 773 meters. However, it’s not allowed for none-Muslims to enter. The only mosque that is allowed for that is Hassan II in Casablanca.
Third, For those who like art, there is this beautiful garden called Majorelle, it’s at the new part of Marrakech, Gueliz. Here, john Jacques Majorelle has made an art gallery about Morocco and especially Marrakech. Also, to take into consideration that this garden took this French artist about 40 years to build it.
Fourth, As mentioned before that the king has 12 palaces, he also has one here in Marrakech, and it’s also worth visiting. Moreover, there is another palace called the Bahia Palace, it was built by Grand Vizier Si Moussa in the 1860s. However, his son Abu Ahmed has finished establishing it as it was not completed.