Theatre Royal

Gueliz & Ville Nouvelle

Begun in the 1970s by Tunisian architect Charles Boccara, this grand edifice is a focal point for cultural shows in Marrakesh, despite remaining unfinished. If the front door's open, the caretaker may offer to show you around (for a tip). Check out the domed ceiling and woodwork flourishes that merge Moroccan and European styles. The 1200-seater open-air theatre hosts ballets and musicals.

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