Monday, 14 September 2015
MARRAKECH VISIT 1 DAY CITY TOUR
Visit Koutoubia Mosque next to the next to the worlds biggest square Djemaa El Fna built in the 12th century. In the kasbah quartier you will find the Saadian tombs which are splendid mausoleums of the 16th century of the royal dynasties including the room of twelve columns. The Bahia Palace,built by the grand vizier of the sultan in the 19th century by craftsmen from Fez a maze of corridors and staircases with grand courtyard and gardens.. Then we have time for lunch. After we continue our visit to the labyrinth of souks to discover the richness of varied crafts, including pottery, fabrics, apothercaries, merchanr beads, objets of art, leather, spices and teas . There are special souks such as the souk Smairine making kaftans and djellabas from exotic fabrics. One of the many narrow streets leads you Rahba Kdima the old grain market, which was also the slave market. This small square is surrounded by several souks: onedevoted to wool, sheepskins, another is the souk for jewellers who can turn silver and precious metals into works of art . Also the souks of leather goods, dyers, smiths and brass. We will enjoy drinking mint tea in Djemaa El Fna the place where we have time to experience the snake charmers, Gnaoua musicians and the henna women to finish your Marrakech experience.