A hammam is a local bath house and is a regular escape for locals and travellers alike. Visit the sauna, unwind with an exfoliating massage, or revitalise your senses with a dip in an ice-cold pool. You'll find various bath houses located throughout Marrakech. Take some time out to relax after a busy day spent shopping and exploring.
The Koutoubia Mosque is the largest mosque in Marrakech, and is a star attraction as well as a prized symbol of the local culture. It is a point of reference for international architecture, as well as a spiritual hub. The ornate 12th-century minaret is a fine example of the ingenious design, and has inspired other buildings in Spain and Rabat.
Also fondly known as the Yves Saint Laurent garden, the Jardin Majorelle is one of Marrakech's top attractions. Admire the surroundings created by the French painter Jacques Majorelle. He worked on this garden for 40 years, sharing his creativity and inspiration. It is a truly enchanting place with calming streams and over 300 species of plants.
Entirely devoted to the life and works of the fashion designer, the Yves Saint Laurent Museum is a must for fashionistas. Opened in 2017, this attraction highlights the relationship between the fashion designer and Morocco. It is home to 200 haute couture outfits from his Paris archive and features a library of 5000 fashion books.
As the lively heart of Marrakech, this square is packed with snake charmers, henna-tattoo artists and a host of other entertainers. At night you'll find endless offerings of classic lamb dishes and fresh orange juice, as well as other local culinary delicacies. This is also the entrance to the medina, and the celebrated souqs: Semmarine and El Kebir.