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Address: Avenue de la Menara, Marrakech, Morocco
Phone Number: (+212) 524426887
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Only go on a clear day

I walked for half an hour to get here and once I did, I could not figure out why I made the trek. The picture above explains why it's in the guidebooks. On a clear day, if the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Marin County, CA
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Marin County, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I walked for half an hour to get here and once I did, I could not figure out why I made the trek. The picture above explains why it's in the guidebooks. On a clear day, if the snow-covered Atlas mountains are visible, then I can see why it might be worth a visit. Across the pavilion are bleachers for... More 

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Guildford, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The Menara Gardens, nestling against the airport boundary in western Marrakech, bizarrely figure in most guide books as one of the places that you must visit. I suspect they are included on a number of city tours, and of course taxis will be happy to oblige as there is no other sensible way of getting there without your own car.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Unfortunately when we went it was a bit overcast, so our photos weren't as nice as they would have been if it was sunny. But well worth a visit for the beautiful tiles in the Pavilion.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We walked from the main square and wasn't very impressed the walk into the pool was very clean and when we got tot the pool was extremely dirty. You have to pay 10 DH each to get into the old building which had Morrocan decor throughout but that was it. In my opinion I enjoyed the walk there better

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Dublin, Ireland
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33 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I walked all the way from Jemaa el Fna, (its a long walk - about 40 minutes), however i enjoy walking and it was a beautifuly warm February afternoon. AS i arrived the attendant was clearing the area of visitors stating that it was closed. I walked around the outside and when about half way around discoverd that everyone had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

upon arriving at menara gardens after an exhausting walk from the kenzi farah hotel I was dismayed to find a large dirty pool of water surrounded by a dilapidated stadium which had rickety seats and was clearly constructed by cowboy builders. As such I would not advise you to travel to this so called tourist attraction that was anything but... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

We walked from El Fna to the gardens but besides the pool there is nothing much to see. The snow tiped mountains make for a nice picture by the pool. But no flowers or anything to be found. And it's quite a long walk, make sure to visit the hotel on the way out of the Medina!

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Devon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Ok so this is obviously a large concreted area for locals to walk, chat and generally promenade. Must be a real bonus for people walking around an open space after the madness of the Medina. I would much rather have had another trek around the souks. My 82 yr old husband undertook the long walk to the Pavilion as we... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

So disappointed by these "gardens" which consisted of rows of olive trees, and how the pool reflects the mountains is a mystery given the water was muddy brown on a nice sunny day with lots of bread floating in it and not a duck or bird in sight.! Litter everywhere. The title gardens suggests some maintenance or care which wasn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

This place was buzzing with local families coming here to stroll or enjoy a picnic. The place is just a large garden with a huge bassin in the middle. There's nothing special to see, but a great place to sit and relax, just like the locals seem to do. There are a few kiosks where you can buy a drink... More 

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