Touristic Highlights of Marrakesh for Morocco tours from Spain
A brief history of Marrakech
Marrakech or the land of god (as its name implies in the Amazeeg language) was the capital of the Almoravids Dynasty. This is why this city is fortified with a large number of Islamic monuments and structures. At the beginning of the 20th century when the French took control of Morocco, the city of Marrakech received a considerable level of interest from the French authorities. A number of French establishments survived will today and amaze the tourists who tour Morocco from France, Spain, and other European countries.
In this article, we shall briefly discuss three of the most remarkable touristic highlights of Marrakech that tops the list of all Morocco tours from Spain.
Medina Souk is the main market Marrakech. The market is located in the old district which contains endless monuments and historical sites. The Medina souks are characterized by its excellent blend of narrow lanes, colors, and aromatic smells of perfumes from various herbs. We recommend that all tourists from Spain should explore the Medina Souk.
Many tourists who visit Morocco visit this market to buy some local Moroccan items as gifts and souvenirs, such as the traditional Morocco shoes, leather products, perfumes, herbs, and many other wonderful products.
The Almoravids Dome is one of the leading ancient surviving monuments in Marrakech. This fantastic dome was constructed in the 12th century during the reign of Ali ibn Yusuf. While the exterior design and layout of this dome are rather simple, the dome is dome is quite audacious from the inside. Categorically, the inner section of the building featured distinctive stone decorations which are one of the evergreen features of the Almoravids dynasty architecture.
Many tourists from Spain and the rest of Europe are usually interested in knowing more about the civilization of the Almoravids dynasty.
Morocco tours from Spain
The city of Marrakech is a top destination for most Morocco tours from Spain. Marrakech is the third largest city in Morocco in terms of population with over 1 million residents. The city was established in the 11th century by Yusuf Ibn Tashfin. Today, Marrakech is the most favorite touristic cities for most travelers who journeyed from Spain.
Marrakech established itself as a wonderful cultural center where the Islamic and Andalusian civilizations are integrated. This brought about a distinctive architectural elements and designs within the city. This magnificent city also encompasses a number of famous authors and philosophers and welcomes thousands of tourists every year.
Another magnificent place to visit during your Morocco tours from Spain is the Majorelle Garden. This garden has a very fertile soil that grows different varieties of trees and plants including cactus and palms. This garden can be traced to the 20th century when Jack Majorelle, the famous French painter visited Morocco for health purpose.
Majorelle made several drawings and paintings of the life in Marrakesh. This is why most European tourists visit this garden to view Majorelle’s painting skills.
Enjoy your Morocco tours from Spain in Marrakech at these iconic, fabulous, and fantastic monuments. Visit the Souks to buy some gift items for your friends and families after you have explored the Majorelle Garden and the Almoravids Dome.