Menara gardens Tourist Attraction

Menara gardens

Native: Jardin Menara

The Menara gardens are an amazing sight which you must visit undoubtedly. It is popular tourist attraction in Marrakesh. Every tourist which makes his aim to see every corner of such country as Morocco can’t miss the opportunity to be here, in Menara gardens. They are located near Atlas mountains. It is nice chance to see both sights of Marroco. The Menera gardens were born in the 12th century. They were built by request of Almohad ruler Abd al-Mu'min. Why they were called «Menara»? It is all because it has a pavillon which has small green roof as a pyramid. This nice pavilion was built in the 16th century. And was the time of governing of such famous dynasty as Saadi. Then in some time the Menare gardens need to be reconstructed. And it was made by sultan Abderrahmane in 1869. He liked this place very much and it was his residence for each summer. Just imagine that now orchards and olive groves grew all round the pavilion and lake. It is amazing beauty which you couldn’t pass by! The basin serves for irrigation of big gardens. It is full of water from the mountains. It is possible thanks to old hydraulic system which exists in Marrakesh. It is so interesting that’s why come to see the Menara gardens.

Open hours

Daily:
08:00 - 17:00

Contacts

Address:
Ave de la Menara,
Hivernage,
Marrakesh 40160,
Morocco
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.jardin-menara.com/
Coordinates:
31° 36′ 48″ N
8° 1′ 18″ W

Ticket price

Free entrance

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