Discover the 16th century Jewish Heritage and the Moorish iconic architecture infused in the Moroccan culture in this half day tour.
In this guided tour, you will follow the footsteps of Jews who lived in the walled quarters of Marrakech. You will also explore the splendid Moorish architecture with its mosaic tiled walls, open-air courtyards and painted ceilings before you visit the souks and the Jemaa El Fna square, a veritable open-air theater that always amazes its visitors with its snake charmers, musicians and markets stalls.
During this guided discovery tour in Marrakech; our driver will pick you up from your hotel.
You will meet your friendly guide and begin your tour with a walk through the alley ways of the16th century Jewish Mellah quarter, a distinct district in the medina with a great historical importance. It is here where Jewish settled in Marrakech and practiced trades and craft. You will visit the Lazama Synagogue, the main synagogues remaining in the Mellah quarter and certainly the most picturesque with its striking blue and white colors.
After that, you will visit the most beautiful palace of Marrakech, the Bahia Palace. Built in the late 19th century, the name literally means "brilliance", it was intended to be the greatest palace of its time. The best workers and artisans of the country have worked continuously for six years (1894-1900) to achieve it. It is a spectacular masterpiece with a beautiful Moorish style.
Visit the souks and see artisans perpetuating their ancestral skills of making all sorts of local crafts. Finish your tour at the famous Jemaa El Fna square, a veritable open-air theater that always amazes its visitors.
Return to your hotel at the end of the tour.
In Marrakech Jewish Heritage & Moorish Splendor Tour:
Additional Information :
We offer two departures per day: Morning and Afternoon
Departure in the morning: 9:30am to 1:30pm
Departure in the afternoon: 2:30pm to 6:30pm
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