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Marrakech with the Kids

This guide will help you and your family get the most out of your visit on a leisurely walk.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 4.2 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview:  This guide fuses a kid's need for kinetic and static stimulus. Given that the culture shock might be pretty significant for some, this... more »

Tips:  Bring swim gear, but loading up on the towels isn't necessary because the air is so hot and dry. It's advisable to bring one or two... more »

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Points of Interest

Here, you'll find a nice green space in which the kids can let loose some of their energy. Take them into the Islamic Art Museum, located on the garden grounds, after they've run around and among the African desert plants.

Hours
October 1 to April 30: 8:00am-5:30pm
May 1st September 30: 8:00am-6:00pm
Month of Ramadan: 9:00am-6:00pm

2. Ben Youssef Mosque

This mosque is right next to the Marrakech Museum and boasts exhibits that are accessible to people of all ages.

3. Museum of Marrakech

The Museum is housed in the old palace of Dar M’Nebhi Palace, which is a sight to see in and of itself. Many of the exhibits showcase 19th century Berber and Jewish life in the city, so this place provides the opportunity to culture your kids a little more than usual.

Hours
Daily 9:00am-4:00pm

Address
Kaat Benahid Marrakesh, Morocco

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4. Jemaa el Fna

This is the historic city center, bazaar, and UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can find anything and everything in terms of food, clothes and other apparel. Snake charmers and monkey trainers abound. **Make sure your kids stay away from or are very close by you during these performances.** The folks running these shows are out to make a buck and... More

Islamic and Western burial practices are very different, so the kids might learn something here. Aside from that, the burial structures are beautiful.

Hours
9:30am-5:00pm

Address
Rue de La Kasbah Marrakesh, Morocco
037 67 40 13

Admission
25dh

6. Oasiria Water Park

This is a low-key water park with somewhat of a wave pool. Its smart to come here when the kids get overheated.

Call +212 (0) 524 38 04 38 for a ride in their free shuttle service, as this park is located outside the city at address Km 4, route d'Amizmiz, Chrifia.

Hours
March 27th-September 30th: 9:00am-8:00pm

Admissions
Adult:180dh
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