The History of Marrakech

Morocco has originally its name from Marrakech. In the old Arabic chronicles, Marrakech is named Mraksch (“the town”). The name has been changed over the decades to Morocco and would be taken as name for the whole country. Marrakech, called also “the Red City,” because of the red wall surround the old town, the medina. First Marrakech was […]

Jardin Majorelle

This garden is in the South of the Royal Palace Dar El Makhzen. The garden in this form constructed in 19thcentury, contains almost fruit trees. The first trees were planted in the 12th by the Almohads. The palace Dar el-Hana with a terrace with a wonderful view over the garden to the silhouette of the High Atlas. The […]

Sights of Marrakech

The City Wall: The wall from the 12th century is 12km long and is one of the most impressive city walls of Morocco. It is protruded by cypresses, date palms and jaws. It is strengthened through 202 bastions. The most beautiful gate from the eleven gates is the Bab Aguenaou. Koutoubia-Mosque:   In the South-west, not […]