Trip Planner: Africa / Morocco / Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region / Marrakech / Menara Gardens and Pavilion
Take in the relaxing atmosphere of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, a set of botanical gardens offering locals and tourists a break from the lively activity and noise of the city. Originally created in the 12th century, the gardens wrap around a central artificial lake, which supplies water to irrigate the surrounding orchards and groves. A 19th-century pavilion stands on the shore, against the backdrop of the Atlas mountains. Stroll around the lake, taking in the pavilion from a number of angles, and explore the gardens of palms, fruit, and olive trees. Use our Marrakech trip planner to visit Menara Gardens and Pavilion on your trip to Marrakech, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours To Menara Gardens and Pavilion
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Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Duration: 1 hour
Menara Gardens and Pavilion Reviews
After reading some recent reviews, I see that some people just didn't get it. Yes, it's not Buckingham Palace, but what do folk really expect for free? Having also visited the Agdal Gardens, I can... more »
Nothing interesting at all, in case that you have so much free time you can visit it just for curiosity reason otherwise just skip it more »
A pretty typical garden space for Marrakech. There is a large paved walking area where you will find many vendors. The best part of this location is the sunrise view around the man-made pond area. The water is not clean, but the view and photo opportunities over it are very nice.
A nice location for pretty views and a chill vibe. The Atlas Mountain view was beautiful. 70 DH not worth seeing pavilion. Camel rides near the entrance were fun.
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