Ways to Experience Moroccan Culture in Marrakech
From snake charmers and henna-painted fortune tellers in Djemaa El Fna, to traditions of Atlas mountains’ Berber villages, Moroccan culture is vibrant and captivating. Wander through the medina of Marrakech to unveil a cultural melting pot, with souks selling handicrafts and more. Here’s how to experience culture in Marrakech.
Enjoy a traditional Moroccan mint tea at a rooftop cafe overlooking Djemaa El Fna.
Take a guided tour of the souks and watch craftsmen weaving carpets, dying cow hides, and making traditional Moroccan handicrafts.
Enjoy Fantasia, a dazzling spectacle of belly dancing, galloping horse parades, traditional music, and dancing, at a Marrakech restaurant.
Take a cooking class and learn the secrets of Marrakech’s popular dishes, Moroccan tagine and couscous.
Admire the views while on a horse-drawn carriage ride through Marrakech.
Learn about Berber culture with a day trip into the High Atlas Mountains, a visit to a traditional Bedouin camp, or a camel trek through the Sahara desert.
Treat your senses to a tasting tour of Marrakech’s spice markets and street food stalls, and sample an array of Moroccan foods.
Relax and unwind with a spa experience at a traditional Moroccan hammam.