- Getting lost in the narrow streets of Marrakech's old medina is a great way to find antiques and oddities
- The Jardin Majorelle was created by French painter Jacques Majorelle and later owned by Yves Saint Laurent
- Outside Marrakech, travelers can take a hot air balloon trip, explore the Atlas Mountains or ride a zip wire
This piece, and several others on Marrakech, complement the CNNGo TV series. This month's show features a lesson in haggling in the medina old town and samples delicious local pancakes. It meets a homegrown rap artist and showcases the ancient city's contemporary culture before embarking on a hot air balloon ride over the beautiful nearby countryside: www.cnn.com/cnngo
(CNN)While many visits to Marrakech revolve around the imposing Koutoubia mosque or Jemaa el Fna, the bustling central square filled with snake charmers and storytellers, there's plenty to do beyond these landmarks.