Architecture and Visiting Antique Dealers

Art & Culture

Abdellatif E.

Marrakech
English
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

You may come upon your dream during this tour exploring and admiring the rare antique pieces of different materials (Weaving art, ceramic, bronze, old Berber and Jewish jewelery.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel in Marrakech

09:00

Meet at your hotel / Upon your request

09:30

Dar El Bacha Museum

The Palace was built by El glaoui the famous and most powerful Pasha(Lord)of Marrakech and High Atlas at the beginning of the 20th century. The palace has several beautifully decorated courtyards lined with Zelij tile work, stucco work,painted wood and stalactites. One part of the building gathers a museum, The Jewish heritage, Islamic culture, African Art, donations of Patty Birtch, Mr.&Mrs Hermès, Yves Saint Laurent and a fine Andalusian garden planted with fruit trees.

10:30

Le Jardin Secret

The origins of Le Jardin Secret hark back to the second half of the sixteenth century. Today the green spaces of Le Jardin Secret are divided into an exotic garden and an Islamic garden. The importance of the building, first demonstrated by its large size, is underlined by the presence of a private hammam, the qubba and the tower: towering above the medina.Le Jardin Secret, which had, therefore, its own water supply, a rare privilege and an additional sign of wealth. We can still see the visible vestiges of the riad’s original water system, made up of pipes, reservoirs and canals cleverly linked together.(Approx.45mns-1h.)

11:30

Authentic Art Galleries in the Medina (Old City)

Take your time and let the sales staff know what you are after. And don't worry about fitting it in your luggage. They can ship anywhere in the world with reliable agents. As a native and highly experienced guide, I can take you to the best antique galleries with the best quality and selection that you've ever seen selling silver serving trays, daggers, tea sets, silver bracelets, necklaces,rings with precious stones and other treasures.Friendly antique dealers help you in your purchase. They describe every piece they have and tell you its origin and story.Some of them even sell to museums.

13:00

Lunch time

The client chooses to have his break of lunch either in the old town (medina) or in the new town( GUELIZ).

14:00

Art Galleries in the new town (GUELIZ)

GUÉLIZ Northwest of the medina.

Established during the French protectorate at the beginning of the 20th century, this is the ville nouvelle (New Town).It was designed by Henry Prost.The wide avenues, municipal gardens, large cafés with shady terraces, restaurants offering different cuisines and atmospheres and art galleries for antiques,finecraftwork,paintings and old books together with fine pieces of embroidery, jewelry, old Berber doors and antique rugs.Also in the New Town you can find an interesting range of traditional and more modern decorative pieces.

17:30

Back to the hotel

You can choose to finish in the Square Jamaa Elf'na or in the hotel

Ending Point

The square Jamaa El-Fna

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

- Guide fee

What‘s not included

- Tips

- Food and Drink (For you and the guide)

- Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off (Only if transportation is necessary, depending on your location)

Important Information

I don't work the first day of ithe feast of Ramadan.I don't work the two first days of the feast of sacrifice (عيد الأضحى).

In some of these Galleries, you are supposed to use your skills of bargaining.

In some others, the prices are not negotiable. Every gallery has its own pricing system.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$240/ per group