Half-Day Guided Walking Tour Of Marrakech Old City - Marrakesh

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    The main post office at Djemaa El Fna square , Or , Your centrally located Marrakech accommodation (if option selected)
  • Return Details :
    The tour ends at the terrace of the 'Cafe de France' in Djemaa El Fna Square Rue des banques jamaa el-fnna, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Or Your centrally located Marrakech accommodation (if option sel.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Appreciate a genuine 3-hour walking tour through Marrakech old city with a local certified guide. Enjoy one of the most evocative places in the world blending rich and glorious cultural heritage to magical effect.  Explore the hidden and authentic side of the ancient city walled medina of Marrakech, stroll along some of the oldest quarter and discover the medieval way of life of its inhabitants and their daily occupation.  Fall in love with the towering minaret, intricately carved archways, splendid Moorish iconic architecture and ornate mosques and walk in the souks at the famous Djemaa El Fna square where tightly packed stalls are exhibiting exotic goods and intriguing crafts from Moroccos past.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

Know More about this tour

Take an exciting and most interesting guided exploration of the hidden and authentic side of the old city of Marrakech in this genuine walking tour with an expert local guide.

Remaining in touch with its traditional roots, the old city of Marrakech takes you back in time. A place to engage the senses with enticing smells wafting through the souks, a whirlwind of color and noise, and throngs of people weaving between tightly packed stalls exhibiting pyramids of brightly colored spices, richly woven rugs, and a thousand other exotic goods. Its almost impossible to walk through this old city for more than five minutes without finding some architectural wonder to marvel at. 

Meet your friendly guide and set off on an of Old City walking tour. Start with the impressive 11th century Koutoubia mosque towering above the rest of the city. This historical masterpiece was used as a model for many mosques and churches around the world, such as the Giralda mosque in Seville and Moscow red square churches.

Stroll along some of the oldest quarters in the old city and enter one the historical gates to discover the medieval way of life of its inhabitants and their daily occupations. Along the way, you will see old fountains and historical caravanserai called Fondouks used once as hotels for the caravan traders. They are still in use today by local artisans who have set their workshops in many of them to perpetuate their ancestral skills of making all sorts of crafts.

Visit also an old bakery and taste the freshly baked local bread, see the furnace that heats the public steam baths and learn the role they play in the social life of each quarter.

Walk past the impressive ruins of the 16th century Grand Badi Palace and witness the former glory of this imperial city during the reign of Sultan Ahmed El Mansour. The palace was once considered the 8th wonder of the world.

Visit the most beautiful palace and monument of Marrakech, the Bahia Palace. Built in the late 19th century, the name literally means "brilliance" and was intended to be the greatest palace of its time. The best workers and artisans of the country have worked continuously for six years (1894-1900) to achieve it.

A hagglers paradise, the alluring lanes of bazaars in the vibrant souks at the famous entertaining Djemaa El Fna square exhibit exotic goods and intriguing crafts from Moroccos past, a veritable open-air theater that always amazes its visitors.  So lose yourself in the busiest square in the whole of Africa!

Finish your tour in style in an enchanting roof terrace restaurant on the entertaining square and admire the old city in style while having lunch or sipping on freshly made Moroccan mint tea/orange juice ( optional not included)

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Walking tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

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