Best of travels: Jardin Majorelle

Marrakech is known for it’s secrets. Walk through any door and you never know what you will find. Is it yet another vendor, an undiscovered restaurant, art gallery or maybe, just maybe the entrance to a garden that seems impossible to survive in the dry, desert heat like the Jardin Majorelle.

It’s not exactly a secret, but beautiful just the same. It was designed by artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and definitely has an art deco vibe. Yves Saint-Laurent even lived here in the 80s. Now it’s open to the public and it’s a perfect way to relax under the palm and banana trees and contemplate life with a baby turtle.

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