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Marrakech Travel Guide

  • image : (c) istock/thinkstock
  • image : (c) istock/thinkstock

Marvellous, Mysterious and Mesmerising - Marrakech. With a history that dates back to 1062 AD, the city is without a doubt, one of the most culturally rich in the world. The “Land of God” is home to the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bab Agnaou, the Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, the Agdal Gardens, the El Badi Palace and the Ben Youssef Madrasa, amongst other wonders.

The snow-capped peaks of the Atlas Mountains make for a breath-taking view; the city is located about twenty miles north of its foothills. The mere sight of its magnificent heights through the clear desert air of the Sahara, set against turquoise tinted skies is enough to deem its glory unrivalled. The “silvery valley of the Ourika river” and the “red heights of Jebel Yagour” fall south of the city.

The city herself is always bustling with life. Marrakech is a melting pot of art, culture and cuisine. Berber music in Marrakech is recognised by its signature Oud accompaniment, while Gnaoua music has a

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