We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Don't get this”

Menara Gardens and Pavilion
Book In Advance
More Info
$254.07*
and up
Private Full-Day Tour of Marrakech
More Info
$32.82*
and up
Marrakech Botanical Tour
More Info
$52.27*
and up
3-Hour Palace and Monuments Tour in Marrakech
Reviewed April 14, 2013

This seems to be a staple destination on tours of Marrakech, but I don't know why. There really is nothing to see but a dirty square lake and olive trees in scrubland. As this comes after the magnificent Marjorelle gardens on the tour, it makes you wonder even more why they bother. There is obviously some historic significance to this place, but it does feel like a waste of time.

Thank ayjay_10
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (722)
There are newer reviews for Menara Gardens and Pavilion
See the most recent reviews
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

244 - 248 of 722 reviews

Reviewed March 25, 2013

Nothing really here, other than a scrubland adjacent to the Olive plantations, a concrete strip and a large square pond filled with dirty water, dead floating fish and rubbish. I'm pretty sure nothing was lost in translation - even the guide didn't really want to be there!

Thank KernowExplorer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 24, 2013

Just got back two days ago , these gardens were a short walk from the hotel .The guide pamphlet suggested a romantic cool place to see the reflection of the Atlas Mountains in the crisp waters of the centuries old reservoir with beautiful olives groves surrounding the small palace of the local sultan .Sadly I saw it as a dirty 1 acre lido with a few dead floating carp in muddy water along with a months rubbish floated next to it along with a dead dog festering in the woods .Even my wife wo sees things through rose tinted spectacles wanted to return to the hotel

Thank silentcomplainer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Went here on a Thomson trip. Don't bother. A dirty reservoir in a public park. Impossible to appreciate the extent of the olive groves from the ground.

Thank Auntibbb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We went here after our visit to Jardin Majorelle. The attraction of Menara is the lake and from the sitting area on the far side there is a picture-perfect view of the pavilion set against the Atlas Mountains. Up close, the lake is quite dirty. Seems also to be a favourite for young teens out on a date. If you only have time to visit one garden, Majorelle is much better.

Thank Berliner_Frankie
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Menara Gardens and Pavilion also viewed

Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
 
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
 

Been to Menara Gardens and Pavilion? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing