This marvelous museum inside the 19th century Dar Menebhi Palace is a must while in the city. You have lots of classical Andalusian architecture to enjoy, plus, several artists and art spread in many off the palace’s rooms. You can get a 3 pass ticket to 2 other monuments near the museum, including the Ben Youssef Madrasa.
Gueliz, the New City of Marrakech
Marrakech is divided into 2 sections, the new city (called Gueliz) and the old city (called Medina). Gueliz is an exotic modern city with shops and restaurants, a place you can go for an interesting after lunch walk.
Church of Saints Martyrs in Marrakech
Visiting the Marrakech church in Gueliz is a must. This colonial French style of church makes an interesting visit while in Marrakech, as it stands right near a big mosque. The simple and humble church interior makes from this church one of Marrakech most relaxed places.
Bab Debbagh Leather Tanneries in Marrakech
For those curious to visit the place where the leather is processed, you can visit Bab Debbagh district for 2 or 3 places where you can check it out. You can visit them by yourself and you do not need a guide. If you wish to pay, an explanation of the whole process is always an extra.
Moulay Hfid Weaving Association in Marrakech
This is the place where you can watch real craftsmen working on fabrics. Moulay Hfid Weaving Association specializes in traditional Moroccan weaving of carpets, blankets, bed shits, bed and table covers, scarves, slippers, djellabas and gandoras and is located on the 2nd floor of the Foundouk Moulay Hfid that is an old 18th century Moroccan caravanserai, on the Essebtiyne district inside the old Medina.
Foundation Dar Bellarj in Marrakech
This art foundation locates inside a Moroccan Riad house, is a very nice place with temporary Art Exhibits showing several media such as painting, video installation and sculpture. You can actually drink a delicious mint tea in their small and relaxed “tea room”. The central courtyard is amazing. Foundation Dar Bellarj is located right after the Ben Youssef Madrasa.
Maison Tiskiwin and African Crafts Museum in Marrakech
The Maison Tiskiwin for African Arts & Crafts at Bert Flint Museum is a place not to be missed. Inside Maison Tiskiwin you can walk through a private art collection of the Dutch anthropologist Bert Flint. The museum features pieces of art and crafts from the ancient Sijilmassa trail connecting Morocco in cities like Marrakech and Rissani, to Timbuktu in Mali.
Fruits vendors around the city of Marrakech
Who doesn’t love fresh juice fruit? Morocco is very rich in fruit variety and prices are really cheap. You can get your vitamins back buying lots of fruit from the numberless fruit vendors around the old Medina. Fruit is the perfect companion while walking around the markets shopping.