Majorelle Garden in Marrakech
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Majorelle Garden in Marrakech

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Located at the heart of Marrakech, Majorelle gardens are one of the most visited sites in Morocco.

Created by the French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962), it took him almost forty years to develop it with passion. A walk through this enchanting place transposes you into another world, the time of a visit.

More Information on Majorelle Website...

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Imágenes cercanas en Morocco


A: The small lake behind Berber museum in Jardin Majorelle - Marrakech - Morocco

por Sergej Esnault, 50 metros de distancia

The Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech is one of the most visited sites in Morocco. It took French painter...

The small lake behind Berber museum in Jardin Majorelle - Marrakech - Morocco

B: Marrakech Suk Donkey Cart

por Mark Schuster, 990 metros de distancia

Just a bit of the distributed suk in Marrakech Old Town. Wonderful place to visit although perhaps Au...

Marrakech Suk Donkey Cart

C: Riad Jdi 2

por Tom Mills, 990 metros de distancia

This is the court yard from riad Jdi, with a retractable roof.

Riad Jdi 2

D: Riad Jdi 1

por Tom Mills, 1,000 metros de distancia

Moroccan style house with rooms around a centred court yard. This one has a retractable roof.

Riad Jdi 1

E: Marrakech Ruin

por Mark Schuster, a 1.0 km.

A pity this house has crumbled down but now it nicely demonstrates the style by which most houses in ...

Marrakech Ruin

F: Marrakech Bike Race - Tour de Maroc - Maroco

por Mark Schuster, a 1.3 km.

Marrakech is a truely great place to visit. Not so much the newer, French colonial style city with it...

Marrakech Bike Race - Tour de Maroc - Maroco

G: Marrakech Souk

por Konrad Łaszczyński, a 1.7 km.

Marrakech Souk

H: Riad El Zohar Out

por Alan Billyeald, a 1.9 km.

This Riad, or small hotel, is located about 10 minutes walk from the main square, Jama Al Fna, in Mar...

Riad El Zohar Out

I: Handicraft shop in Marrakech medina

por Konrad Łaszczyński, a 2.0 km.

Handicraft shop in Marrakech medina

J: Bab Fteuh

por Tom Mills, a 2.0 km.

Here is my son haggling a good price for a camel.

Bab Fteuh

Este panorama fue tomado en Morocco, Africa

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Text by Steve Smith.

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