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Riad in Marrakech – what’s a Riad?

Riad in Marrakech – what’s a Riad?

What’s a Riad? A Riad is a traditional Moroccan house, often offered as a guest house, with an interior garden or courtyard. The word “Riad” is Arabic for “garden”. This garden or courtyard can include a small fountain or even a swimming pool. As water was and still is very important to survive in Morocco, […]

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Riads and Hostels in Marrakesh

Riads and Hostels in Marrakesh

There are a lot of Hostels in Marrakesh with different facilities, prices, locations, and last but not least they may not be even named Hostels. Most properties in Marrakesh and around Morocco itself are called “Riad” or “Dar”. In a nutshell, a Riad is a traditional house of a Moroccan family with a small garden […]

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Jardin Majorelle in Marrakesh

Jardin Majorelle in Marrakesh

The Majorelle Garden in Marrakesh is a famous botanic garden outside the old city of Marrakesh, called Medina. The famous fashion designer Yves Saint Lauren used to live here from 1980 until he died in 2008. The ashes of Yves Saint Laurent were scattered in the Jardin Majorelle during a ceremony hold by friends and […]

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