Want to discover Marrakech? There are a thousand and one ways to live it. Whatever way you choose to live in Marrakech, you will certainly take a little of Marrakech in you, it is a place full of surprises! With its countless markets, gardens, palaces and mosques, you’ll have plenty of sights. Marrakech, also called the red city is the fourth largest city of the Kingdom after Casablanca, Fez and Tangier with 928 850 inhabitants in 2014, it remains the tourist capital of the country.
More than a city, Marrakech is a pearl polished by history and taste of hospitality, knowing how to welcome guests with open arms for centuries. The city is subdivided into two distinct parts: the new (or modern) city is home to numerous resorts, luxury shops, banks, tea rooms and café terraces and the Medina or historic city (ten kilometers from the city walls) It is easy to imagine the caravaneers who loaded their dromedaries with food, tools and handicrafts.
The souks offer everything the traveler expects: colors, moods, scents, smiling and welcoming faces. Marrakesh is famous all over the world for its palm grove and minaret, this city is a real live show where men and local folklore are skilfully staged in a medieval setting. An impressive cultural heritage with many monuments and quality museums.
It’s just magic! Its economy is based mainly on tourism, commerce and crafts. Hotel infrastructure has grown rapidly in recent years and is now moving towards luxury tourism. Also known by the Jemaa El Fna Square, the flagship city of Almoravides is founded around 1070, it is also known by major events and festivities such as: Festival of Popular Arts of Marrakech, International Film Festival of Marrakech, Arts in Marrakech, Festival Samaa sacred music, contemporary dance festival, Sun festival: national festival of youth and music.
Marrakech has indeed become a favorite destination for celebrities who love its charm very well preserved that combines luxury, refinement and authenticity. The city has been described as “dream of the Arabian Nights” by Arielle Dombasle. Marrakech becomes a place famous for its culture, its arts, its traditions and its architectural heritage which seduces a large number of renowned artists.