Top Historical Places in Marrakesh

Historical Places in Marrakesh - Witness the History of Marrakesh

Marrakesh is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Marrakesh one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Marrakesh is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Marrakesh or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Marrakesh. Explore the historical monuments of Marrakesh with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Marrakesh guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Marrakesh page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Marrakesh

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Marrakesh.

  • Ali Ben Youssef Medersa

    #1 of 8 Historical Things To Do in Marrakesh
    Ali Ben Youssef Medersa

    Tags: Religious Site, Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Just off Rue Souk el Khemis, Marrakech, Morocco

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This magnanimous building is reminiscent of hundreds of students learning Islamic law, science and Koran in its ornate, wood-carved chambers. The Medresa is worth visiting for its craftsmanship and at...Read more

  • La Bahia Palace

    #2 of 8 Historical Things To Do in Marrakesh
    La Bahia Palace

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: 5 Rue Riad Zitoun el Jdid, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco.

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:45 pm Details

    The La Bahia palace is true to its name ;’The Beautiful’ . Beguiling and handsomely adorned, the architecture of the palace slightly subdues the historical legends attached to it. Built ov...Read more

  • El Badi Palace

    #3 of 8 Historical Things To Do in Marrakesh
    El Badi Palace

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Place des Ferblantiers, Marrakech 40000, Morocco.

    Timings: 08:45 am - 04:30 pm Details

    What takes a visitor by surprise about this 16th Century Saadian palace is how beautiful just the ruins of the fort are.  A fascinating historical background and stunning views of Morocco have ma...Read more

  • Saadian Tombs

    #4 of 8 Historical Things To Do in Marrakesh
    Saadian Tombs

    Tags: Architecture , Tomb

    Address: Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Saadian tombs are a reminder of the lengths that a King could go to keep his hierarchy, even after his death. A glaring showcase of unapologetic superiority and brash pompousness, the tomb of Mans...Read more

  • Mellah

    #5 of 8 Historical Things To Do in Marrakesh

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Neighborhoods

    Address: Rue Riad Zitoun el-Jedid,Marrakech, Morocco

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A visit to this old Jewish neighborhood would be a great way to experience life in Marrakesh as a local, away from the touristy areas. Once a thriving colony of Jewish traders, it is now in a dilapida...Read more

  • Koubba Almoravid

    #6 of 8 Historical Things To Do in Marrakesh
    Koubba Almoravid

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Monument, Architecture

    Address: Youssef Mosque, Marrakech, Morocco.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    One wonders why the Almohads showed such mercy on this quaint little monument and did not destroy it. Even so, a short visit to this fascinating relic from history is warranted just to see the influen...Read more

  • Dar El Makhzen

    #7 of 8 Historical Things To Do in Marrakesh
    Dar El Makhzen

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Marrakesh, Morocco


    Once the home to kings and queens, there are some splendid palaces in Morocco that are now popular tourist attractions. Located in the higher area of the city, dar el Makhzen is one of the most stunni...Read more

  • Palais De La Bahia

    #8 of 8 Historical Things To Do in Marrakesh
    Palais De La Bahia

    Tags: Art And Culture, Landmark, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Medina Avenue Imam el Ghazali, Marrakech 40000, Morocco


    Palace of the Bahia is a must visit place when in Marrakech, Morocco. Built in the late 19th century, this palace is now considered to be a historical landmark in the city. The palace is constructed i...Read more

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