Le Jardin SecretMarrakech’s Secret Garden.In the midst of the…

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Le Jardin Secret

Marrakech’s Secret Garden.

In the midst of the Medina madness lies an escape, a break in the maze, a lush oasis to catch your breath. Le Jardin Secret is a traditional Moroccan palace inhabited by the country’s sultans in the 16th century, and has just recently opened to the public. From the garden:

The Architecture

Le Jardin Secret is made up of two separate complexes, each of which can be considered as a self-contained riad. The term riad is used in Morocco to describe any residence with a garden at its centre, as opposed to a dar, a residence in which the small extension of the oust-ed-dar (central patio) does not permit the planting of trees.


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