Marrakech cultural heritage - Free Tour

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Guru: Abdelilah
Registered on September 21, 2020

Dear travelers, Marhaba my name is Abdelilah I have been working as a tour guide for 5 years. I am from Marrakech and I know it like the back of my hand. During the tour, you will learn many things related to the culture and traditions of the local inhabitants. Book me as your guide and you will enjoy wonderful Marrakech sightseeing.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Marrakech has a lot of hidden gems and it is a charming city that has a lot of things to offer to its visitors.This tour is a highlight of the most interesting sites, monuments, souks that travellers should put in their bucket list of must do things in Marrakech.
The tour will start in the inconique  Jemaa Elfna Square. This place is considered a Unesco World HeritageE since 2001. After that, we will go to see the famous Koutobia Mosque from the outside, as it is forbidden for Muslims to enter holy places in Morocco. This beautiful Mosque was built in the 12 century during Almohad Dynasty.

After we will go to visit Pahia Palace,
This is a masterpiece of Moroccan architecture,it was built in the 20 century. The palace is lavishly decorated with Cedar wood ceilings,carved plaster,Moroccan
traditional tilling and Marbel.

Then we go through  some alleyways to visit Medrassa ben yousef.After that, we go to see other parts of the Souks, likewise,the blacksmiths,Souk of leather,see Artisans making some beautiful things from wood, copper,Leather etc.Visit a Place where we cook a local dish named(Tanjia).
See the Markets of Lanterns and house utensils.

We will continue the tour to see a traditional Berber Pharmacie (optional). It is an opportunity if you like to know some important information about the herbs that Moroccan use in a traditional way for healing illness, get to know about the spices that we use for cooking, and have an idea about Moroccan oil (Argan oil), how they extract it and its different utilisations.

We will go walking back to Jemaa Elfna Square and end the tour there.
Other things to note:
●The travellers should bring with them the entrance fee.

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  • Meeting point:
    Jamâa el-fnna, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
    Jamâa el-fnna, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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    In front of caffe Argana in Jemaa Elfena Square

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Rita 29 Apr 2023

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Travelled in group - Apr 2023
The guide didn't show up, didn't cancel neither messaged us apologising.
Mordekhay 30 Mar 2023
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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
We waited 20 minutes and the guide did not come
Sabine 26 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
Guide didn’t showed up
Peter 04 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
Really enjoyed our tour with Abdelilah! He provided with excellent insights on key sights in Marrakesh with historical context. Highly recommend Abdelilah!
Alexandra 26 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
I enjoyed the tour, especially the visit at the Bahia Palace and all the great info that Abdelilah gave us there. It was lovely. I was happy to stop at a herbs/oils shop, but so disappointed when at a later stage I found out that the prices were3-4 times bigger compared to other shops.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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