Marrakech has climbed to ninth place in the “Top 12 gastronomic destinations in the world” compiled by the American website TravelAwaits.
The Pearl of the South is once again shining in the global rankings as one of the world’s top gastronomic destinations, according to the rankings published by travel website TravelAwaits. Marrakech came 9th, ahead of the French city of Marseille (10th), the Greek capital Athens (11th) and the Dutch capital Amsterdam (12th).
The TravelAwaits website praises Marrakech’s rich culinary heritage, highlighting the authenticity of Moroccan spices and the uniqueness of the Place Jemaa el Fna. “It’s one of the most visited tourist spots in Marrakech, and an ideal place to sample Moroccan street-food, with over a hundred stalls, from snake charmers to henna tattoo artists, offering delicious grilled meats, kebabs, potato pancakes and freshly fried fish”, says the site.