Marrakech Day Trip From Agadir
Leave Agadir from your Hotel at 7:00 am, and start your amazing Marrakech Day Trip From Agadir in the first part of the day taking the Quick way from Agadir to Marrakech. Following an aggregate of 3 hours drive with some lay stops in transit while crossing the High Atlas mountains, you will land in Marrakech. When you get to Marrakech, you will meet your neighborhood visit guide and start a Foot voyage through the Medina (Old city of Marrakech). The city of Marrakesh is located in the south of the Kingdom of Morocco, 30 km from the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, its height is 450 m above sea level and its area is estimated at approximately 230 km 2.
If you wish to visit the Bahia palace and badii palace please skip or leave the group, mention your group leave to your tour guide, and fix a meeting point with him for lunch (not included in the price). Please don’t stay more than 1 hour in each attraction, badii palace and Bahia palace are open from 8:00-17:00 daily and are 7 euros per person per attraction. See the link below to know how to walk from Bahia Palace to Badii palace, they are not far from each other.
- Jamaa El Fna Square
- The Koutoubia Mosque
- The Bahia Palace
- Marrakech Local Market
- Free Time in Marrakech
The university between heat and heat, shade and shade, and the city of seven men, as well as spacious areas, was known as the red city; Because its houses are red in color and get brighter and more beautiful at sunset.
The history of the city of Marrakesh goes back to the time of the Almoravids, and the name Marrakesh was used in the past for all of Morocco since the beginning of its foundation, as it became the capital of the Almoravids. Large as it is the first tourist destination in Morocco, and therefore it was the best new tourist destination in the world in 2015.
Djemaa El Fna Square
UNESCO classified Jemaa El-Fna Square as a human heritage site in 2001; Because of this place’s rich and fragrant history that demonstrates the entire history of Marrakesh, this square, which is the beating heart of Marrakesh, attracts large numbers of tourists and residents of the city and neighboring cities, with its entertainment and parade, represented by the performances of snake tamers, folk storytellers, and riddles.
- What’s Included in the Price
- Free Hotel Pick-up from Agadir
- Free Hotel Drop-off from Agadir
- Air-Conditioned Transportation
- Local Guide
Marrakech tour from Agadir
There are many opinions about naming the Fna Square with this name, so it is said that it was a scene for the execution of criminals – that is, their annihilation – and it is also said that its name dates back to the Saadian era, where this square formed a wide courtyard for the Great Mosque project, while a third version sees that the proximity of this square to a palace The Almoravid stone that was built and traces of which were found under the Katiba Mosque is the reason for the name.
Marrakesh city walls
Most historians suggest that the walls of Marrakesh date back to between 1126 AD – 1127 AD, and the length of these walls is estimated to be approximately 9 km, and they are built of planks or mounds.
Bab Doukkala and Aghmat
One of the main gates of the walls of Marrakesh is Bab Doukkala and Aghmat. Bab Doukkala is located on the western side of the wall and through it, one can reach the Bab Doukkala mosque. Bab Doukkala consists of two large towers, in the middle of which there is a corridor that reaches the center of the old city, while Bab Doukkala is located on the eastern side of the wall. This door opens on the road leading to the corner of Sidi Bensalah, and the Agmat Gate is an entrance to one of the towers on the eastern side of the walls of Marrakesh.
El Badi Palace
The Badi Palace is one of the archaeological monuments that historians considered one of the wonders of the world. This palace is located in the northeastern part of the Kasbah. The construction of this palace dates back to 1578 AD during the reign of Saadi King Ahmed Al-Mansour Al- Zahabi. The Portuguese army, this palace was demolished by Moulay Ismail in 1696 AD, and decorative elements were taken from it to decorate the new buildings in Meknes, and the most important features of this palace are:
- The harmonious design of the buildings around its rectangular courtyard.
- The presence of five tanks of different lengths interspersed with a group of gardens.
- The decorations and the variety of materials used in its construction, such as marble, carved wood, and gypsum, as well as columns covered with golden leaves.
One of the distinctive features on the southern side of Ben Youssef Square in the old city is the Almoravid Dome. This dome is distinguished by its unique design as it takes the shape of a rectangle, and on its outer facade, there are wonderful inscriptions representing shapes and arches that form a seven-pointed star adorning its entrance. Excavations have shown the presence of an inscription. The top of this dome, where the name of Sultan Ali bin Yusuf appears to us, as revealed to us by some researchers.
The Saadian tombs belong to the Saadian royal family, especially to the mother, father, and brother of Sultan Ahmed Al-Mansour. The Saadian tomb consists of two main wings, in one of which we find three halls:
- The mihrab hall, which constitutes a small mosque with three galleries, is decorated with muqarnas.
- The Twelve-Column Hall, in which Sultan Ahmed Al-Mansour was buried, in addition to the three sultans who came after him.
- The Three Niches Hall is considered the most beautiful among the other three halls because of its distinctive and beautiful decorations.
The al-Muwasin watering unit is one of the buildings of the Al-Muwasin Complex. In this building, there is also a mosque, a bathroom, a Quranic school, and a treasury. The construction of this watering can date back to the period 1562AD-1563AD during the reign of Sultan Abdullah Al-Ghalib. To the north of the ablution hall, it contains three basins for watering and watering and three entrances.
The Koutoubia Mosque is located in the center of Marrakesh, and it is believed that its name dates back to a book-selling market that was close to the mosque. The first Koutoubia Mosque was built in 1147 AD during the reign of Caliph Abd al-Mu’min bin Ali al-Koumi on the ruins of the palace revealed by archaeological excavations (Al-Mourabitan Stone Palace). The second Koutoubia Mosque was built in 1158 AD and is similar in size to the building of the first Koutoubia Mosque.
- Please note that we are lawfully required to contract a nearby visit Guide for the landmarks visit in Marrakech. In any case, on the off chance that you have explicit sights, you wish to see by your very own or you need all the more available time in the city, at that point you can SKIP or LEAVE the guided strolling city visit, anytime, to seek after your very own touring agenda.
- The Private Marrakech Tour from Agadir is Available each and every day, please get in touch with us by means of WhatsApp For More Details about it.
Ben Youssef School
This school dates back to the Marinid period, according to its historical sources, and this school is considered one of the most wonderful schools in Morocco. The Saadi Sultan Abdullah Al-Ghalib during the period between 1564 AD – 1565 AD.
Bahia Palace is located in the center of the old city. This palace was built in the nineteenth century by the Minister of Sultan Moulay El Hassan, who was known as Muhammad. This palace consists of a small riad, a large one, and a small courtyard, in addition to a private suite and a marble courtyard surrounded by arcades.
- Pick up Time From Your Hotel
- 7H10 in The Morning
(This Excursion is Available Everyday Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday
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Historical monuments of Marrakesh
The city of Marrakesh is characterized by a great civilized and cultural diversity, as it contains a distinguished group of historical exploits, whether in the middle or around it, and the most important of these exploits are:
You will begin by visiting the chronicled landmarks of Marrakech including the renowned Bahia Palace, a stroll through the nurseries of the Koutoubia Mosque lastly the Jamaa El Fana celebrated Square.
- Cost in Moroccan Currency
- 440 MAD/ADULT (44€)
At the finish of your Marrakech trip from Agadir, you will have spare time to stroll through the avenues of the Souk (neighborhood showcase), wrangle with the shop merchants, and locate a decent spot to appreciate some nearby road nourishment. After the extra time, you’ll get together with your guide, and start the drive back to your inn in Agadir. The arrival at your lodging in Agadir is generally planned around 9 o’clock at night.