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Morocco’s second largest city is also perhaps its most famous and popular tourist destination. Marrakesh, known as the “Red City”, is an ancient city at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Founded in the 11th century, Marrakesh’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed historical centre is a network of complex alleyways and streets, too narrow for cars, all of which open out into the central square Djemaa el-Fna. This thriving city, full of entertainment and energy, attracts people with its sensual and exotic charms, its bustling markets, sumptuous cuisine, relaxing hammams, exquisite architecture and picturesque gardens.
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