Above: A view from the main courtyard of the Dar el Bacha-Musée des Confluences

Marrakechis experiencing something of a renaissance these days. Part of its newfound energy has gone into a host of new museums, complementing a scene already rich with attractions, notably theMusée de Marrakech, theMaison de la Photographie, theBahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs and the Ben Youssef Madrasa (currently closed for renovations).

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