Dar Si SaidGuided Marrakech Medina Tour
The Dar Si Said Museum is a museum located in Marrakech, dedicated to Moroccan craftsmanship of wood. This mansion was built in the late nineteenth century by Si Said, brother of Ba Ahmed, chamberlain of Sultan Moulay Hassan I and Grand Vizier of Moulay Abdelaziz, to be his residence. Dar Si Said was converted into a museum in 1932 by the Administration of Fine Arts. Most of the collections of this regional museum comes from Marrakech and south and especially the Tensift, Souss, High Atlas, Anti-Atlas, Bani, Tafilalet. This is consistent groups of woodwork, south jewelry, pottery and ceramics, weapons, costumes and a rich collection of rugs and weavings of the South, and some archaeological pieces including marble vessel early eleventh century.
The Islamic Art MuseumMarrakech Walking Tour
The Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech is located inside the Majorelle Gardens, which is in the district of Guéliz. The former paint shop of Jacques Majorelle was transformed into a small but extraordinary Islamic Arts Museum where one can admire beautiful works including the famous Majorelle blue workshop where the artist painted many of his works.
The Souks of Marrakech MedinaGuided Walking Tour
Walk in the Medina and discover the fabulous array of colorful and exotic Moroccan handicrafts. Explore the market, which is divided into smaller souks according to goods sold.
This grand labyrinth features hand-crafted Moroccan good such as babouche slippers, woodworks, brass, iron, bronze works, jeweler, kaftans, carpets, spices, and pottery. You will also be able to visit the best galleries for leather, antiques and hand crafted gold jewellery, finishing the guided visit in the world lively -famous Djemâa el Fna Square (the ‘Assembly of the Dead’), Marrakech’s most popular tourist attraction. This bustling square is listed by UNESCO as a “Masterpiece of World Heritage”. Snake charmers, acrobats, dancers, storytellers make it a hub of activity.
The smell of exotic spices fills the air as stallholders whip up Moroccan street delicacies.
Tour guide in MarrakechThe House of Photography
The House of Photography opened its doors in April 2009. It is located in a former fondouk renovated into cultural space. It was founded by Patrick and Hamid Manac’h Mergani in order to present to the public the old photographs taken in Morocco and allow Morocco’s photographic memory is also in Morocco.
The photographic collection of the House of Photography consists of over 10,000 old photographs, over the period 1870 to 1950. It highlights the origins of photography in Morocco, featuring among others the first photographers who are there installed, such as George Washington Wilson, A. Cavilla and Marcelin Flandrin.
The collection highlights unprecedented views of Morocco; through photographs on the site of Volubilis (Henri photographs of La Martinière), Moroccan landscapes (such as photographs of J. Belin, for example), as well as large buildings and Kasbah. It gives prominence to portraits; including those by Adolf De Meyer, H. and J. Regnault Robichez.
The photographic collection of the House of Photography is representative of various historical and cultural themes related to the history of Morocco. Among them we can mention that of the Berber culture enhanced by photographs and the first color documentary directed by Daniel Chicault in Morocco in 1957 on the High Atlas Berber tribes. The collection is composed of a large series of glass plates (photographic plate) taken by anonymous photographers, travelers making the Grand Tour in Morocco.
The Bahia PalaceTour in Marrakech
The Bahia Palace (palace of the beautiful, brilliant) is a palace of the nineteenth century eight hectares of Marrakech in Morocco, it is one of the master work Moroccan architecture one of the major Monuments of the cultural heritage. Between 1866 and 1867 the northern part of this vast palace of 8000 m square (the largest and most luxurious palace of Morocco of its time) is built southeast of the medina of Marrakech near current Royal palace by Moroccan architect El Mekki .It is built to Si Moussa camberlain of sultan Hassan I of Morocco. Ahmed Ben Moussa son of Si Moussa , his father’s successor under chamberlain reigns on morocco from1894 to his death in 1990 as a regent of the young sultan Abde al Aziz of Morocco .During his reign, Ahmed ben Moussa enlarge the southern part of the palace of his father by the successive acquisition and sumptuous furnishings large set neighboring houses..