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  • Marrakech: Private Full-Day City Tour

    1. Marrakech: Private Full-Day City Tour

    Discover the old city of Marrakech with its labyrinthine streets, famous markets and the Majorelle Garden on this tour. Visit the famous Palais de Bahia, a beautifully decorated palace full of enchanting inner rooms and elaborate mosaic walls. Walk through the Jewish Quarter, with distinctly different architecture from the rest of the medina, and discover the incredible Saadian tombs and the Medersa Ben Youssef, an old school of Quranic study with beautiful Arabian-Andalucían architecture. Admire the wood carvings and visit the tiny students' rooms, then see the Koutoubia Mosque, an icon of Marrakech and a point of orientation for tourists. Head to the world-famous Jemaah el Fna square with its countless orange juice stands, snake charmers, traditionally-garbed water sellers and henna women. Enjoy a refreshing midday pause on one of the terraces with a panoramic view and take in the sig...

    Excellent tour if you have a short time in Marrakesh. Hamid our guide was incredibly informative and very pleasant company.

  • Marrakech Full-Day Guided Tour with Lunch

    2. Marrakech Full-Day Guided Tour with Lunch

    Experience the souks and sights of Marrakech on a full-day sightseeing tour with lunch, and learn the “Red City’s” impressive history along the way. You will visit the Koutoubia, one of the most beautiful mosques in the western Muslim world. Marvel at its 225-foot-tall minaret before going to the 14th-century Ben Youssef Medersa, the largest Koranic university in the Maghreb. Continue to the Dar Si Saïd Museum in an Alaouite-style palace of the 19th century. See traditional crafts from southern Morocco, including carpets, costumes and weapons. Next, visit the lovely gardens of El Bahia Palace. Except for the apartments of the sultan's favorite concubine, the council chamber, and the wonderful marble courtyard, the palace is closed to the public. Admire the decorative Saâdian Tombs, built for Sultan Ahmed el Mansour. Continue to Menara Gardens in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, an...

  • Marrakech: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

    3. Marrakech: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

    Discover the beautiful old city of Marrakech and wander the labyrinth of famous little streets and alleys. Visit the Palais de Bahia, a decorated palace with enchanted inner rooms and mosaic walls and walk through the Jewish quarter with its interesting architecture. Discover the incredible Saadian Tombs, dating back to the reign of Sultan Ahmed el Mansour and visit the Ben Youssef Madrasa, an old Koran school with beautiful Arabian-Andalucían architecture. Admire the wood carving and visit the little bedrooms for students.  Visit the Koutoubia Mosque, the icon of Marrakech and something of an orientation point for tourists, then head to the world-famous Jemaa el-Fnaa square with its countless orange juice stands, snake charmers, traditionally-clothed water sellers and henna women.

    Very likeable and knowledgeable guide. Made us welcome to his home town. Went at our pace - completed everything we were meant to see.

  • Marrakech: Old City Walking Tour

    4. Marrakech: Old City Walking Tour

    Make the most of one of Morocco's most historic city districts with a guided walking tour. See ancient architecture, galleries and the souks (markets), and stop for some mint tea on the way. Learn about Medina, Marrakesh's old walled city in the company of a professional, art historian guide. Enjoy walking through a UNESCO world heritage site, and experience its stories and history firsthand. Discover the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque, the largest in the city. Visit galleries and meet the vendors in the souks, the city's traditional markets. You'll also have time to pause for some traditional mint tea while enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of this unique city district.

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What people are saying about Ben Youssef Madrasa

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 209 reviews

We had a great day today with Ismael as our guide. He was so knowledgeable and willing to please us in any way. He knew great spots for pictures and took some lovely photos of the whole family together. We are really happy with our experience and highly recommend.

Hamed was excellent. Friendly and knowledgeable, he gave us lots of information about Morocco and the sites we visited. It was a very good way of covering some of the main sites in Marrakech.

Very likeable and knowledgeable guide. Made us welcome to his home town. Went at our pace - completed everything we were meant to see.

Excellent tour if you have a short time in Marrakesh. Hamid our guide was incredibly informative and very pleasant company.

Competent city guide and very pleasant access to this impressive city