Sunday, August 5, 2012

Morocco part 9 - Imperial City of Marrakech

Imperial City of Marrakech - Morocco
Marrakech (Morocco) Undoubtedly the most famous landmark of Marrakech is the Jemaa el Fna. It's a great place that all day is full of activity and people, there are always sellers of juices, nuts and plants. From the afternoon, there are those who ride the food stalls, and the square smokes. At the same time are storytellers, games, women painted with henna. This place has been declared by UNESCO as oral heritage of humanity. Almost all the houses surrounding the square are cafes and food places and usually have terrace to see the square from above. The Medina of Marrakech was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. The work of Omar Benjelloun mecenaje did recover the precious Madrasa Ben Youssef and the Palais Dar Mnebhi, making the latter in the present museum of Marrakech. Next to these is the Almoravid Koubba, the last vestige of the culture after the entry of the Almohades. Also include other attractions such as the Menara, the Koutoubia Mosque, the souks or the Majorelle Garden.
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