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Marrakech Medina Walking Tour, Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum

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Overview
Navigate Marrakech’s labyrinthine medina and visit other city highlights with a local guide on this half-day walking tour. Visit the grand Bahia Palace and hear fascinating stories of sultans and slaves from your guide. Head into the medina to sample some freshly baked bread and finally, admire photographs of Marrakech from a century ago and learn more about the city’s rich culture at the Photography Museum of Marrakech.
Highlights
  • Marrakech medina walking tour orients you to the historic center
  • Includes entrance fees to Bahia Palace and Photography Museum
  • No extra cost for traditional bread tasting
  • Group size limited to 12 to ensure personalized service from guide
What to Expect
Make your way to Djemaa el Fna, and then join a guide for a winding trip into the Marrakech medina, the bustling heart of the old city. Don’t worry about finding your way: You can rely on your guide and take time to explore carpet shops, spice stalls, and artisans’ workshops. The first stop of the day is Bahia Palace, where you'll get a glimpse of royal life in the Imperial City. Following your time at Bahia Palace, head back into the medina to visit a local bakery and taste some freshly baked bread. Next, see a remarkable collection of historic images at the Photography Museum of Marrakech, which includes century-old photographs of the Atlas Mountains’ Berber tribes. After visiting the museum, the tour concludes back at Djemaa el Fna.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Bread tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Palacio da Bahia
  • Entry/Admission - Maison de la Photographie
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Additional food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
  • A conservative dress code is recommended in Morocco. Men and women should keep their upper body (especially shoulders, chest and midriff) as well as their knees covered at all times as a sign of respect to the local culture. Wearing shorts is not recommended.
  • Maximum group size is 12.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • All the stops you make on this tour are 100% local, which means the local community directly benefits from the tour.
  • You visit the culturally important Jemaa el-Fna Square, listed by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
  • Your tour includes entrence fees to Palais De Bahia and the Photography Museum, which helps to maintain the sites and preserve local cultural heritage.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our wonderful guide Mounir, was inedible insightful and fun to be around. He was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Marrakesh where he was born and bred. My daughter and I were eager listeners and came with many questions all which Mounir had answers too. We enjoyed our
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I didn't end up going on this tour, as I got very sick the night before and had to cancel. I sent two emails and one phone call, all unanswered, telling them about this issue and asking if I could reschedule. While I sent the first email prior to the tour starting, I'm sure that
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We took a tour yesterday with Mouhamed through urban adventures medina tour. The positives: He was nice, friendly, turned up on time and responsive. The negatives: he had very limited knowledge of the history and at least 50% of the time had not idea about how to answer even
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Response from MarrakechUA, Owner at Marrakech Medina Walking Tour, Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum
Responded 13 Jan 2019
Hi Martin , I hope that you are well and thank you for your feedback. Did the guide have an Urban Adventures badge ? We don't have any guides named Mohamed , they are a lot of guides in front of café France that lie and tell people that they work for the company that the clients say so you can you can tag a long with them. We are sorry for the hassle caused by this , please reach out to us if you are in Marrakech again so we can redo the tour for you properly. Cheers, Marrakech UA
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After a delayed start due to weather it was a fun and very informative tour, our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful.
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This walking tour transports the visitor to the historic / timeless Medina (Old City) and surrounding historic sites. The sights, sounds, historical significance, architecture and fascinating / exotic narrative of Marrakech on full display to embrace and celebrate. Hanan was so
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By: Marrakech Urban Adventures
715 reviews
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beckyrenea
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
84
Amazing Moroccan Food Experience
This trip was a great opportunity to learn more about the food, culture, and safe travel trips on our first night
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O2525TZrobertg
10
Food tour Urban Adventures
Excellent trip over 3 hours around the very busy main square in the evening. Enjoyed a thorough tasting of what
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412jakubk
Lodz, Poland
41
Genuine Moroccan experience
The whole experience was spontaneous and last-minute for us but it turned out to be money and time well-spent. We
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TakentoTravelling
Melbourne
7456
One of the best meals in Morocco...and made by us!
This was a really great experience to have.... I had been around the food souks and it was all interesting..but
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legacyoflight333
Menasha, Wisconsin
51
Great Introduction
I took this tour in my first night in Marrakech. It was informative not only on foods but also on culture. I felt
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L8437KHgeorges
Munich, Germany
111
Good value and overview
This is a good tour if you have just arrived in Marrakesh. This is not only about food and tasting local
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asdrago
Province of Catania, Italy
60
Cooking lesson
I booked a cooking lesson on tagine, it was really nice. Very reliable and fantastic. Our teacher, Sanae, met us
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Marlene P
Miami, Florida
72
An excellent guide!!
We took this tour with Youssef, I actually bought it through Expedia, the company is urban Adventures. Oh my! he
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leeendalo
60
What an experience!
Try the cactus fruit, fried doughnut, mint tea, snails, olives, and get some spices and herbs. Join a food tour!
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andreajG4296CC
10
Great experience ,Good food and wonderful teacher
We enjoyed our time with sanay / our Guid and our Chef as well , we had aloot of funwe learn alot from her about
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405frederikhdjeb
Karlsruhe, Germany
20
Great cooking class
Great cooking class with Kaima!! Very nice instructor and excellent food! She helped us buy local herbs to take
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Patrick C
Barcelona, Spain
267
Awesome
Great food, lots of stops. Our guide was very well informed and told us about the history, the food, and the city.
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johngK2649CK
10
Amazing time delicious Tajine we Had in Morocco
Thank you Urban adventure for this wonderful experience and thank you Sanae for the wonderful and the none
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meyermoritz
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
20
Tajine cooking class with local teacher
Hunun, our teacher was really nice and tought us besides cooking alot about the marrokan culture. We went together
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mrsh454
Harrogate, United Kingdom
31
Open to questions and welcoming
An authentic insight into morrockan culture,very welcoming and the mint tea is incredible.not for the faint
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