Guided tour

Marrakech Monuments & Souks 3-Hour Tour

Marrakech Monuments & Souks 3-Hour Tour

From US$ 22.62 per person

Discover the ornate palaces and monuments of Marrakech on a 3-hour sightseeing tour, and learn the history of Morocco’s “Red City.” Go to one of the largest mosques of the western Muslim world, visit traditional souks and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, Italian
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel or riad in Marrakech
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the medieval streets of Marrakech through its ornate palaces and courtyards
  • Discover one of the largest mosques of the western Muslim world
  • Marvel at the ornate mausoleums of the Saadi Dynasty
  • Visit Djamaa El Fna Square
  • Explore the different souks of the Old Medina Market
Full description
Enjoy a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Marrakech, exploring the medieval streets, souks and medina of Morocco’s “Red City” through its palaces and monuments. Following a pick-up from your hotel or riad, explore one of Morocco’s oldest imperial cities at sites such as the Koutoubia, one of the largest and most beautiful mosques of the western Muslim world. Marvel at its 221-foot minaret and masterful architecture that evokes the Giralda of Seville. Continues to a peaceful enclosure in the Kasbah to see the Saadian Tombs, dating back to the 16th century of Sultan Ahmad al-Mansu. Admire the colorful tiles, Arabic script, and intricate carvings, hidden to the world after they were sealed up until 1917. Next, spend an hour at the 19th-century Bahia Palace, built in 7 years by 1,000 craftsmen from Fez. Intended to be the greatest example of Moroccan and Islamic architecture in the world, a haphazard arrangement of secret apartments open onto inner courtyards, set in the center of a 2-acre garden.  Then go to Jemaa El-Fnaa, Marrakech's main square and the market place. Through the medina, there are different souks to explore. From the silk-spinners and the spice sellers to carpets to crystals. Each little street has its own identity and its own unique selling point.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with free WiFi
  • Small-group tour
  • Professional guide
  • Koutoubia Mosque Visit
  • Bahia Palace Visit
  • Saadian Tombs Visit
  • Djamaa El Fna Square
  • Old Medina
  • Souks and old market
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Entrance fees
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 292 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.7/5
  • Transportation
    3.6/5
  • Value for money
    3.6/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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Enjoyable trip - good guide with good English and knowledgeable. supposedly a 3 hr tour, the guide was not clock watching and it was a good 3.5 hrs - not including travelling time from the hotel. (Our pick up was not standard but included in the price). one thing that one ought to know, the souks in Marrakech are huge - so that means a good bit of walking.

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March 2, 2020

Terrific

Ahmed is hands down the best tour guide. He was full of knowledge and very generous. Recommended where to shop in the market, get a massage and even walked us back to our Riad. An absolute pleasure! Our tour of the Baia Palace was especially fascinating as random people kept asking to join us... he was that good! The tour overall was honestly one of the best experiences I’ve had.

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October 2, 2019

Nice tour

The driver was really on time and picked us up from the hotel. We went to all the spots that was mentioned. Too bad we couldn't visit inside the Koutoubia (you have to be Muslim and only during prayer). Our guide was really nice and relaxed. Later on we went to a pharmacy, but just know that the prices are really high. I didn't expect that in the old Medina.

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July 7, 2019

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