Monthly Archives: February 2016

Our Ultimate Guide to Marrakech

Whether circling the Koutoubia (“bookseller”) Mosque, getting happily lost in the souks, brushing up on Islamic scriptures at the Ben Youssef Medusa or heading down into the Saadian Tombs, Marrakech is a exotic, fascinating, magical city.

Here are our top 12 tips to help you immerse yourself fully……

  • The Saadian Tombs.  Discovered by accident in 1917 these tombs date back to the late 16th century. There are more than 60 beautifully restored sarcophagi in two mausoleums spectacularly displayed with zellij tiles and carved stucco on the walls and supported with pillars of marble – which it is said, the Saadians traded sugar for, weight for weight.
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