Gueliz is known for being walkable and economical with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the gardens and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local opera. A stay at one of Gueliz's hotels makes it easy to venture out into the greater Marrakech area.
Sightseeing around Gueliz
The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the opera houses add a sense of refinement. Attractions like Museum of Islamic Art, Theatre Royal, and Shrob ou Shouf Fountain can be part of your cultural tour. Monuments like Bab El Djedid, Mouassine Mosque, and Ben Youssef Mosque are well regarded. Learn about the local history at Dar el Bacha Palace, Ben Youssef Madrasa, and Bahia Palace. Hours of family fun are waiting at Royal Club Equestrian Center, Oasiria Water Park, and La Plage Rouge.
Popular activities in the area include shopping and swimming. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Harti Garden, Cyber Parc, and Majorelle Garden. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Marjane Hypermarket, Souk Zrabi, and Souk Smarine. Royal Tennis Harti, Souk Laghzel, or Souk El Bahja will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
A few of the area's most popular attractions are Jamaa el Fna, Menara Gardens, and Almoravid Koubba. You can also check out Place du 16 November, Maison de la Photographie, and Koutoubia Minaret.
Getting around Gueliz
To venture out of town, take a train from Marrakech Central Station.
At 3.8 miles (6 km), Marrakech (RAK-Menara) is the closest major airport to Gueliz.