About Marrakech


Let's have a look around into background of Marrakech
  • County: Independent City
  • Region: Marrakech-Safi
  • Country: Morocco
  • Latitude: 31.6333333
  • Longitude: -8
  • Time zone: Western European Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT 0 hours
     

Weather in Marrakech

  • Climate:  Hot Semi-Arid Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to April and October to November

Location

It is also known by Marrakesh. It is a major city of the Kingdom of Morocco and the fourth largest city in the country, after Casablanca, Fez and Tangier. It is the capital city of the mid-southwestern region of Marrakesh-Safi which is located to the north of the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. The population of Marrakech is about 928,850 (2014 Census). 
 

Distance from Marrakech center to Airport

The closest major airport to Marrakesh, Morocco is Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK / GMMX). 

  • Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km
  • Driving Time: 14 Minutes
  • Languages: Arabic followed by French and English.
     

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Marrakech Menara Airport 
  • Rail: ONCF: National Railway Operator.
  • Road: Bus: Bus no. 19 and Public Buses, Taxi –  Petit Taxi 
     

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars: 

Waitress and Bartender – 10 of the Bill.

  • For Hotels:

Room Service: MAD 10 - MAD 20
Housekeeper: MAD 100 (For a Week Stay)
Concierge: Between MAD 120 - MAD 150

  • Valet Parking: 

Parking or Returning Car: MAD 10 - MAD 20
 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Oulad Said,
  • Tameslouht,
  • Sidi Bou Othmane

Emergency Contact Numbers in Marrakech city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 15/19
  • Railroad:  22-55 (ONCF)
  • Airport: +212 5244-47910 (Marrakech Menara Airport)
  • Hospital: +212 5243-00700(Center of the hospital campus Mohammed VI)
     

Events

  • Marrakesh International Film Festival
  • Marrakesh Popular Arts Festival
  • Sun Festival
     

Tourist Attractions

  • Djemaa el-Fna
  • Ali ben Youssef Medersa
  • Jardin Majorelle
     

Theatre & Concerts

  • Chez Ali
  • La Lila de Lalla Mina
  • Theatre Royal

Visit Top Restaurants in Marrakech

  • Gastro MK at Maison MK
  • Restaurant du Red House
  • Restaurant of La Maison Arabe
     

Top Shopping Centers in Marrakech

  • Jemaa el-Fnaa
  • Marrakech Souk
  • Menara Mall
     

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Jardin Majorelle
  • Musee de la Palmeraie
  • La Palmeraie
     

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Tagine – Amal
  • Creme Brulee – Libzar
  • Pastilla – Restaurant du Red House
     

Sports Club

  • Kawkab de Marrakech – Football
  •  Royal Golf Club – Gulf
  • Najm de Marrakech – Football
     

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: MAD 45.00
  • Taxi: MAD 7.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): MAD 7,500.00
  • Cheap meal: MAD 30.00
  • Gasoline: MAD 9.50 / litre
  • 3 course meal: MAD 250.00

Information about Alexandria Bay

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Gananoque,
  • Watertown,
  • Potsdam

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Maxson Airfield.
  • Railways: Gananoque train station
  • Road: Bus: Vamoose Bus.   Taxi: Yellow Cab NYC Taxi

Airport

Maxson Airfield.

  • Driving Distance: 4 Miles/6 Km
  • Driving Time: 30 Mins
  • Languages: English Followed by Spanish

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

 

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