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Historical and Cultural Tour - Private Tours (Half day)

Highlights
  • Discover tucked-away places of Marrakech on a private history and culture tour
  • Explore the historical quarters of the city with a personal guide to show the way
  • Visit colorful souks with their workshops for tinsmiths, dyers, and herbalists
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Historical and Cultural Tour - Private Tours (Half day)
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Start the Tour in the morning at 10:00 am
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Overview
On this private tour of Marrakech, visit Koutoubia Mosque and Bahia Palace in the morning or afternoon, leaving you with time to relax or explore on your own. With a dedicated guide to lead the way around the souks, you’ll have assistance exploring overflowing stalls and workshops less frequented by tourists. Finish up at Jemaa el-Fna square and marvel at the storytellers, musicians, snake charmers, acrobats, jugglers and other performers. 
What to Expect
English-speaking tour guide who will meet you at Jamaa El Fena Square in front of Cafe de France at 9am, when your exploration of Marrakech begins.
Discover the hidden cultural sides of Marrakech: including historical quarters of the city, After I meet you we start the tour walking into the heart of the medina and discover many of the hidden gems of the medina. we will visit the Koutoubia mosque of marrakech, The Koutoubia is the largest mosque in Marrakech with a stunning 70 meters high minaret, Following this, visit the Saadian Tombs, sealed up for centuries until they were rediscovered in 1917. The tombs date back to the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur.
There are two main mausoleums within the enclosure, consisting of 66 tombs while 100 more are laid outside in the gardens. Notice the wonderful Hispano-Moorish architecture that surrounds the burial ground of the royal family, and Visit the 19th century Bahia Palace, surrounded by beautifully-manicured gardens filled with sweet-smelling flowers and fruit trees. The aristocratic palace has beautifully painted residential rooms and a lush Moorish style garden in the courtyard.
and finally we will Visit the colorful Souks with their tinsmiths, dyers, herbalists stalls and workshops; ending at Djemaa El Fna square, where hundreds of locals meet every day to enjoy the storytellers, musicians, snake charmers, acrobats, jugglers and performers of each and every sort.
Reviews (42)
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Reviewed today
Excellent tour

My wife and I loved the historical and cultural tour of Marrakech. Our tour guide, Mohamed, was genuinely passionate about both his country's rich history and culture and about sharing it with his guests. He made the tour a truly enjoyable experience for us.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Oliver S
Reviewed today via mobile
Very nice

We (5 guys at the age of 25) did this tour because we wanted to see more of Marrakech than the regular. And indeed we did. Mohammed, our excellent English speaking guide, did a wonderfull job and brought us to different kind of palaces. Thanks...More

1  Thank Prasanth R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
very knowlegdable

We were 3 college girls in Marrakesh, so we didn't want to be wandering the streets with no idea where to go or what to do, so we booked this for our day of sightseeing. Our guide was very knowledgable with the history, which was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank abbygalew2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Smart tour in a city with such deep history!!

Abdil was the perfect walking tour guide, sharing his deep love and vast knowledge of the city and it’s famed sights with memorable antidotes. Having his tour on our first day meant we were quickly acclimated to the city and able to navigate more easily...More

Thank M C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Historical and Cultural Tour with Mohammad.

Great tour with a great guide. Mohammad was informative and provided educational and historical information about Marrakech. I would highly recommend booking this tour with him. He’s accommodating as well as caring. Quick to answer questions and is knowledgeable about the history of the area....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Terry P
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Response from 126elanars | Reviewed this property |
Our tour of two was just us. I think it depends on if others make a request for that day and time, but if you have a strong preference, you could probably contact the guide. If you go in the off season, it's more likely that... More
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