As its name points it out, the festival “Marrakech Folklore Days” is held in the ochre city “Marrakech “.
There are one thousand and one ways of living it. Whatever is the way with which you will choose to experience Marrakech, you will take indeed a bit of Marrakech in you. It is a place full of surprises! With its countless markets, gardens, palaces and mosques, you are going to be amazed. Marrakech, named also the “red city” is the fourth biggest city of the Morrocan Kingdom after Casablanca, Fès and Tangier with 928 850 inhabitants in 2014, it remains the tourist capital of the country. More than a city, Marrakech is a polished pearl by history and taste of the reception, able to welcome its guests with open arms for centuries.
The city is subdivided into two distinct parts:
– the new city (or modern) many hotel complexes, boutiques, banks, tearooms and cafés with terraces are found there.
– the medina or historical city center (ten kilometers of surrounding wall), it is easy to imagine the caravans that loaded and unloaded their dromedaries by food, tools and craft objects. The typical souks offer all that one would expect: colours, ambiences, tastes, perfumes, smiling and welcoming faces.