Outside the walls of the city, we found the Majorelle Garden, a botanical garden in the heart of downtown Marrakech. This garden was built by the painter Jacques Majorrelle and therefore, he created it as he would a work of art. The building is a bright blue with white details around the windows and doors, giving a sense of freshness that contrasts with the rest of the city.
In the 80's, Yves Saint-Laurent bought it and increased the number of plant species to over 300. Also, he created the Museum of Islamic Art in Marrakesh, open for tourism, to host his personal collection of Islamic