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Ben Youssef Madrassa

For a window into Islamic culture in the Mahgreb and the religious institutions that greatly influenced its development. One can do a lot worse than to visit the Ben Youssef Madrassa. Originally founded during the 14th Century during the Marinid Period … Continue reading

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Doors and Windows of Marrakech

Wandering through the Red City of Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Take a look at the many and varied doors and windows of Marrakech and consider for a moment what might be behind them! It is almost impossible … Continue reading

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Images of the Marrakech Souks

The Marrakech Souks are endlessly entertaining. Take a stroll through the ancient medina with our friend Paul, just minutes from your Marrakech Riad The streets of Marrakech are a scene of constant change and motion. Browse our Marrakech accommodation before … Continue reading

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Greengrocer on the Rue Mouassine, Medina Marrakech

Fresh vegetables are a staple food in Marrakech.  It is common to see farmers selling produce in the narrow streets of the medina, there are also specialist greengrocers like this one on the Rue Mouassine on the way to the … Continue reading

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Marrakesh, alternative Rock Band from Kiev Ukraine

This is novel, the debut single form MARRAKESH an alternative Rock band from Kiev Ukraine, actually they are quite good! Search our Guide to Marrakech for tourist information.  Check out the excellent accommodation at our Marrakech Riads.

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Petit taxi Marrakech

Small or ‘petit’ taxis in Marrakech can take up to three passengers. Painted a distinctive yellow they are a common sight on the streets of the Red City. We are happy to help visitors to Marrakech with travel advice whether or not … Continue reading

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Marrakech Riad Plasterwork

The skill of craftsmen practicing ancient trades in Marrakech is quite astonishing. The renovation of our Riad hotels involved dozen of ‘mellem’ or  master craftspeople.  Among the most impressive to watch working was the ‘mellem gubs’ the plasterworker. The intricate … Continue reading

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Marrakech holidays

Marrakech is a year round holiday destination, just three hours from Northern Europe it has a mild winter and and a dry hot summer. The peak seasons are spring particularly around Easter and Autumn particularly the October half term. The … Continue reading

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Cafe Berber, Marrakech

Just a few doors south of the well known Cafe Arabe at 180 Rue Mouassine is a pleasant and inexpensive cafe serving tea and simple foods at lunch time and throughout the afternoon.  A group of Marrakech ‘water sellers’ live … Continue reading

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Ryanair East Midlands to Marrakech

We have special offers on luxury rooms at Marrakech Riad Papillon Added to this, there are stunning deals available at the moment from a number of budget airlines. We are impressed by the relatively new Ryanair route from East Midlands Airport to Marrakech. With departures … Continue reading

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Souks

The Marrakech Souks are great fun to explore whether on your own or with a guide. For centuries craftsmen and merchants have congregated in specialist souks including areas for metalworkers, leatherworkers, dyers, carpets, spices, traditional medicines and many others. There … Continue reading

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