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Address: Avenue de la Menara, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Nice views but out of the way

A nice stop with some great views from the balcony. Liked the little art display in the building. Still though, not a lot to see or do given how out of the way the attraction is.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The place itself is nice to walk through and see all the olive trees surrouding the area. The pavilion is beautiful on the inside with different patterns and colors (Islamic architecture). You only pay 10MAD admission fee.

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Thank Arez A
Poole, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dates back to the 12th century. Thousands of Olive trees are set around a muddy looking pool. Must of looked good in its day. Not worth the effort to see.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice stop with some great views from the balcony. Liked the little art display in the building. Still though, not a lot to see or do given how out of the way the attraction is.

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Thank robfry1987
Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't understand why this is a tourist attraction and people write nice things about it. At least it was free! It take like almost one kilometre in the sun to reach the pavilion that I wanted to see reflected in the water as on all photos in the internet. There are olive trees on the way but the view... More 

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Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is basically a large square pond surrounded by thousands and thousands of olive trees. Local people picnic under the trees, kids run around and small music bands pop up here and there. This is not the typical manicured tourist attraction. Rather, it is a simple place where moroccan families go for a walk and spend their time. The pond... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have walked a long way to get to Menara and we don't think it was worth the visit. It's just a wide pathway with olive treas on either side and the palace at the far back. We did not go into the palace so cannot comment on that. The reservoir/ pool water was not clean. This is apparently a... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This should not be advertised as a tourist attraction. Do not waste your time and money going here. Absolutely nothing to see..

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Complete contrast to the lovely Majorelle Gardens, the Menara is essentially an olive plantation, with a concrete(old) reservoir and pavilion which isn't always open. Not receommended, there were better gardens in the middle of some of the dual carriage ways and not really enough history to make it stand out.

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Thank simonthecatfish
Rabat, Morocco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

There is no reason to go in summer when it is hot and you cannot see mountains behind it. It is worth about a 20 minute stop and that is it.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This was very disappointing. From the guide books description we were expecting a large Islamic garden with a lake like others we'd been to. Instead we found a virtually empty reservoir just surrounded by groves of olive trees. It was like being in an olive tree farm with a virtually empty swimming pool in it. Don't waste your time and... More 

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