Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure
Insight Guides: Explore Marrakech: Whether you're looking for bustling souks, stunning monuments or buzzing nightlife, you'll find it all in Marrakech. Explore Marrakech is part of a brand-new series and is the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes in and around the city, from the exhilarating Jemaa el Fna at the heart of the medina to the elegant tranquility of the Majorelle Garden in the New Town.
Insight's trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to Marrakech's exciting cuisine, fantastic shopping and outdoor activities, fabulous pampering opportunities and key historical dates. Our recommended places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route, with even more suggestions in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information, including a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and evocative photography captures the essence of this alluring gem of a city.
About the Author
About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
Table of Contents
Food and Drink
History: Key Dates
1. Koutoubia Mosque and Jemaa el Fna
2. The Souks and Ben Youssef Madrassa
3. The Mouassine Quarter
4. The Southern Medina
5. El Badi Palace and the Saadian Tombs
6. Guéliz: the New Town
7. Majorelle Garden and the Palmeraie
8. The Menara
9. Tour of the Gates
11. The Ourika Valley
12. Imlil and Mount Toubkal
13. Tizi-n-Tichka to Zagora
14. Tizi-n-Test to Taroudant
Books and Film