The medina of Marrakech is one of the emblematic places of the city that we must not miss.
This medina plunges its visitors into the authentic atmosphere of Marrakech. With an area of 600 hectares it is considered one of the largest medinas in Morocco.
To go up and down it will take you good hours, you can even consider spending a whole day inside the medina, so you will have plenty of time to discover it from top to bottom and to soak up its sound. atmosphere.
The medina of Marrakesh comes from a long way, from the 11th century. Formerly it was a market and a military camp.
Many monuments testify to the military past of the medina of Marrakech such as the walls of the kasbah. They extend for 19 kilometers encircling the medina.
They are dotted with doors here and there, like Bab el Robb door and Bab Agnaou door.
While strolling in the medina of Marrakech, you will pass from one thematic souk to another, souk of the crafts, souk of the spices, souk of the cook, etc.
Do not leave the medina of Marrakech before going to the Jewish quarter Mellah located in the south-east of the medina.
If you really like the atmosphere you can even live in the medina of Marrakech by opting for one of the many riads (traditional Moroccan houses).