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El Badi Palace

El Badi Palace was built in the 16th century and reputed to have been one of the most beautiful palaces in the world. Originally there it had 360 rooms, a grand court yard and a pool which was 90 m x 20 m.
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Saadian Tombs

The Royal tombs of the Saadian dynasty are beautifully adorned with domed ceilings, intricate carvings and ornate plasterwork. This is a popular sight in Marrakech, so prepare to stand in line when going there.
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Menara Gardens

built in the 12th century, the Menara Gardens have a wonderfully tranquil location set amidst olive groves and with the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains.
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The Souks

This labyrinth-like market is a place to wander around and let your senses be assaulted by the sights, smells and sounds. Prepare to bargain if you feel like shopping.
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A visit to a bath-house or hammam is a must, to wash away the stress and strains of daily life. Enjoy the luxury of getting washed with black olive soap, having hair treatments and being washed clean with exfoliating gloves.
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Djemaa El-fna

Djemaa El-fna is a square and market place in the pulsing heart of the medina. This is where Marakshi life is at its most colourful and vibrant, particularly when dusk falls on another balmy day. Vendors sell freshly squeezed fruit juices, and as the night progresses eateries appear out of (what seems like) thin air.
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Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret

The Koutoubia Mosque and the Minaret was built in 1120 and standing at 70m, it is the spiritual landmark of Marrakech. Unfortunately, non-Muslims cannot enter but the building itself is impressive to see from the outside too.
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Ali Ben Youssef Madrasa

Ali Ben Youssef Madrasa is an old Koranic school, built in the 14th century. It housed up to 900 students at its peak, and it was one of the largest theological schools in North Africa. It closed down in the 1960's but opened again in 1982 as a public sight and even if it doesn't look like much to the world from the outside, the inside will amaze you with its beauty.
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Majorelle Garden

When the alarming city becomes too much for you to handle, this is a perfect refuge. Stroll in the shade of the palms and watch beautiful plants, fountains and birds and when you're tired you can sit down at the garden café.
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Atlas Mountains

From Marrakech you can take a day trip to the Atlas Mountains. These tours often include a visit at a Berber village and camel rides. One of the companies providing this kind of tour is 4X4 Camel and they also make a visit at a Berber family's house, where a meal is served.
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