When it comes to visiting Marrakesh with kids, there are two wildly different experiences you can have; braving the Medina for a truly local experience or basing yourself outside. The ‘new’ part of the city offers quiet resorts and hotels (such as this one), some within walking distance to shops, gardens, and other attractions. While this experience has a lot to offer, it differs greatly from staying inside the Medina, which provides the most authentic Marrakesh experience with its kaleidoscope of sounds, smells and colors.
For families visiting Marrakesh, opting for the local experience is a must. Immersing yourself and your children in the Moroccan culture is a true eye-opener; the bartering, the hustle and bustle of the market, choosing places to eat and picking up a few words in different languages provide invaluable life lessons.
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