Discover Marrakech , History – Culture – People

Prepare yourself together with your guide for a discovery in labyrinth souks!! Souk Smarine is an important thoroughfare, a maze of colorful alleys and small squares which are home to a bewildering array of stalls and ateliers devoted to specific crafts. You end up at the Djemâa el Fna square, a multitude of street-artists and stalls of dried fruit or orange juice freshly-pressed… Continue your visit to The Koutoubia mosque, an emblem of Marrakech. Koutoubia’s minaret went on to inspire the architects of the Giralda of Seville. The Bahia palace is a small piece of folly ordered in 1880 by the great vizir Sidi Moussa, a masterpiece of domestic architecture which gives a good idea of how the privileged lived during the 19th century in the Imperial city.

Half Day Jewish Heritage Tour of Marrakech

The history of the Jewish people in Morocco is one of respect and friendship. A guided tour of the Jewish quarter, includes a visit to the synagogue and a walk through the Mellah, which became home to a thriving community of native and Spanish Jews, famed from their rabbinical schools and scholars. The Negidim synagogue built at the end of the 19th century, the other synagogue of the mellah is the Salat el Alzama, built at the turn of the century, there is a local legend that the synagogue was built during the Second Temple period by Jews who had never lived in Eretz-Israel and had not witnessed the destruction of the Temple… You will visit the Rabbi Hanania Hacohen cemetry, which is also the burial place of Rabbi Hanania Ha-Cohen and Rabbi Pinhas Hacohen Azough known as the “Patron of Marrakech”.


Created in the 1920’s by the French painter Jacques Majorelle and bought in 1980 by the French designer Yves Saint Laurent who decided to live in the Villa and undertook the restoration of the garden .Today, you will discover with your guide the beautiful Majorelle garden and the Next door YSL museum, roughly 1,000 items from Saint Laurent’s studio are on view at the $17 million terra cotta museum designed by Studio KO architects. The museum shows creative masterpieces that span the late designer’s 40-year career, from 1962 until his retirement in 2002.
What makes this museum special is the rainbow of fabric on display, after Saint Laurent discovered Marrakech. When you look at his collection before 1966, you see a lot of black, but after, you see a blooming of color.

Art Galleries in Marrakech 
Immerse in the Moroccan Art

Feast your eyes on stunning masterpieces by many local and international artists at the art galleries in Marrakech. Young and renowned artist’s capture the diversity and beauty of magical and mystical Morocco, transforming it through unique art pieces. Discover blend of traditional and contemporary art, reflecting uncommon artistic vision of local culture, history, and people.