Majorelle Gardens (Marrakech, Morocco) Reviews
Newest Review: ... his horticultural creation. After his death the gardens were closed and it was not until 1980 that the property was bought by the late Yves St Laurent and his partner (first romantically, then business-wise) Pierre Bergé. Between them they set about restoring the gardens to Majorelle's original glory and in the process made them one of the most famous and visited attractions in north west Africa. The Yves St Laurent angle definitely helped put the gardens firmly on the tourist map but I have little interest in St Laurent and whilst I'm very glad he and his partner brought the gardens back to glory, they are not the artists in this work - j... more
Customer Majorelle Gardens (Marrakech, Morocco) Reviews (2)
by - written on 03/09/11 (Very useful, 73 readings)
~Must see and then see again~ I have been to Marrakech several times and have seen the Majorelle Gardens twice - the first time in October during Ramadan a few years ago, and most recently in March this year when we took a holiday in Morocco with my sister and her partner. Marrakech is a great city but it's not overly endowed with world-class attractions and is more a place for just drifting around and experiencing being there. If you go more than once, it's almost inevitable that you'll be tempted back to see the same places when you return - especially if they are as fabulous as the Majorelle Gardens which change with the seasons and are well worth visiting ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/08/11 (Very useful, 67 readings)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Majorelles Garden, Marrakech, Morocco ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I was extremely lucky that for my 40th birthday, my Mum decided to pay for me to go on holiday. My sisters and I decided to make it a girly weekend and go together. We didn't want to stay away too long from the kids and so a long weekend, and a 'city break' was chosen, with Marrakech as our destination. We had pre-booked a half day private tour of the city, at the time of booking with our tour operator; but upon arrival at our Riad, and meeting the Holiday Representative the next morning, we were offered several other excursions. My sisters had ... Read the complete review
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