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Marrakech Medina Walking Tour, Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum

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Explore the maze-like souks of the Marrakech medina on a half-day walking tour that includes Djemaa el Fna, Bahia Palace, and the Photography Museum of Marrakech. Experience all this historic neighborhood has to offer as you are guided through some of the city’s unique spice shops and traditional bakeries, for a fascinating introduction to daily life in Marrakech’s old center.
  • Marrakech medina walking tour orients you to the historic center
  • Includes entrance fees to Bahia Palace and Photography Museum
  • No extra cost for traditional bread tasting
  • Group size limited to 12 to ensure personalized service from guide
What to Expect
Make your way to Djemaa el Fna, and then join a guide for a winding trip into the Marrakech medina, the bustling heart of the old city. Don’t worry about finding your way: You can rely on your guide and take time to explore carpet shops, spice stalls, and artisans’ workshops. The first stop of the day is Bahia Palace, where you'll get a glimpse of royal life in the Imperial City. Following your time at Bahia Palace, head back into the medina to visit a local bakery and taste some freshly baked bread. Next, see a remarkable collection of historic images at the Photography Museum of Marrakech, which includes century-old photographs of the Atlas Mountains’ Berber tribes. After visiting the museum, the tour concludes back at Djemaa el Fna.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Bread tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Palacio da Bahia
  • Entry/Admission - Maison de la Photographie
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Additional food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
  • A conservative dress code is recommended in Morocco. Men and women should keep their upper body (especially shoulders, chest and midriff) as well as their knees covered at all times as a sign of respect to the local culture. Wearing shorts is not recommended.
  • Maximum group size is 12.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • All the stops you make on this tour are 100% local, which means the local community directly benefits from the tour.
  • You visit the culturally important Jemaa el-Fna Square, listed by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
  • Your tour includes entrence fees to Palais De Bahia and the Photography Museum, which helps to maintain the sites and preserve local cultural heritage.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our wonderful guide Mounir, was inedible insightful and fun to be around. He was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Marrakesh where he was born and bred. My daughter and I were eager listeners and came with many questions all which Mounir had answers too. We enjoyed our
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I didn't end up going on this tour, as I got very sick the night before and had to cancel. I sent two emails and one phone call, all unanswered, telling them about this issue and asking if I could reschedule. While I sent the first email prior to the tour starting, I'm sure that
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We took a tour yesterday with Mouhamed through urban adventures medina tour. The positives: He was nice, friendly, turned up on time and responsive. The negatives: he had very limited knowledge of the history and at least 50% of the time had not idea about how to answer even
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Response from MarrakechUA, Owner at Marrakech Medina Walking Tour, Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum
Responded 13 Jan 2019
Hi Martin , I hope that you are well and thank you for your feedback. Did the guide have an Urban Adventures badge ? We don't have any guides named Mohamed , they are a lot of guides in front of café France that lie and tell people that they work for the company that the clients say so you can you can tag a long with them. We are sorry for the hassle caused by this , please reach out to us if you are in Marrakech again so we can redo the tour for you properly. Cheers, Marrakech UA
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After a delayed start due to weather it was a fun and very informative tour, our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful.
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This walking tour transports the visitor to the historic / timeless Medina (Old City) and surrounding historic sites. The sights, sounds, historical significance, architecture and fascinating / exotic narrative of Marrakech on full display to embrace and celebrate. Hanan was so
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