Rent a 5 star hotel to discover the souks of the medina in Marrakech

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The city of Marrakech is divided into two main parts: the ancient city that dates back to the creation of the city, which is protected by ramparts and bears the name of medina. The medina of Marrakech is surrounded by ramparts that were built to protect the city from invaders. The other part of the city is the new city which includes the new modern districts, one of the first of which is Guéliz, a district dating from the French protectorate on Morocco. If you are thinking of reserving a 5-star hotel in Marrakech to discover the specificities of the city, you will have to deal with the medina. The medina alone is home to a wide range of entertainment and activities such as Jemaa el fna square and markets. The medina is home to a number of markets, organized according to the products marketed. This is how you will find the fruit market, the market for fabrics, jewellery, etc. You will benefit from discovering some of these places.

The markets are full of charm, they make you discover the local culture in all its splendor, you can cross smells, colors and flavors typical of Moroccan holiday in la Sultana . A few steps away from your 5-star hotel in Marrakech, you can discover the souk of spices and essential oils. This souk is installed in the covered part of the market at the entrance to Mellah – remember that Mellah is the Jewish quarter of the city – in this space, you will fall face to face with large cones of spices in powders of different colors. The fresh aromas and all the scents that emanate from them transport you to a different world than what you usually know.

The souk of spices is also that of essential oils. You will find articles made from natural products such as argan or olive oil, for your body care and well-being. Among the products on offer, you will certainly recognize the black soap used in hammams. If you benefit from the hammam in your 5-star hotel in Marrakech, you will certainly understand its usefulness. You can also find in this market, white clay for the care of the face and skin, argan essential oil for your massages, etc. You can also find in this market, aromatic herbs, herbal teas, incense, medicinal plants for your happiness.