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Marrakesh is an authentic Moroccan city and a delight for all the senses with colourful cultures, bustling markets, contemporary art galleries and an array of heritage monuments and buildings constructed with Arabic and Moorish architecture. This magical ancient city is the prominent centre of African history and cultures, as well as thrilling activities… Enjoy a camel ride through the Moroccan Desert, hang out in one of the city’s palm tree-lined parks, take a hot-air balloon ride to enjoy bird’s-eye views of the Atlas Mountains or go trekking, skiing, kayaking and rafting in the lush Ourika Valley – the options here are endless. Brightsun Travel offers direct flights to Marrakesh from India, so get booking and look forward to a trip filled with lots of fun and local charm.
Marrakesh is an eclectic city with various landmarks, from royal palaces to stunning mausoleums and religious sites. The most remarkable icon of the city is the gigantic Bahia Palace, which features dazzling interiors with intricate carvings and stained glass windows. Another notable venue in Marrakesh is the Saadian Tombs, a glorious mausoleum featuring intricate carvings and colourful tile work. Step inside the El Badi Palace, which was constructed by Saadian Sultan Ahmed al-Mansour to celebrate his victory over the Portuguese. Don’t forget to visit the spectacular Koutoubia Mosque which features an impressive facade of turquoise tile work. Marrakesh is also home to one of the largest souks in Morocco, the Jemaa el-Fnaa which is a true landmark of the city; here you can browse thousands of traditional products including handcrafted goods, artisan rugs, leather bags and spices.
Marrakesh is an excellent museum hub with lots of impressive venues to explore. The Museum of Marrakesh is one of the city’s top venues which displays various artifacts, paintings, books, coins and historical documents related to Berber, Moroccan Jewish and Islamic cultures. The Berber Museum is another interesting museum where you can learn about the Berber heritage and cultures and discover plenty of leather goods, jewellery, clothing, pottery, and ornamental wood carvings. Another venue worth visiting in Marrakesh is the Mouassine Museum where you can dive into the country’s archaeology and ethnography and admire a rare collection of paintings created by renowned French artist Eugene Delacroix. Brightsun Travel offers discounted airfares to Marrakesh, allowing you to plan an immense trip here and plan visits to world-class museums in this city.