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Jardin Majorelle & Museum, Marrakesh

Designed by the French painter Jacques Majorelle, who lived here from 1922 to 1962. Now owned by the French couturier Yves Saint-Laurent.

In among the cacti, baknoo and cascades of bougainvillaea is a deep-blue villa, now housing the museum.

Jardin Majorelle
Jardin Majorelle
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cacti garden
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deep blue villa at the back - the Majorelle & Museum of Islamic Art
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built by Jacques Majorelle in 1931, his paiting studio now houses the Museum of Islamic Art
built by Jacques Majorelle in 1931, his paiting studio now houses the Museum of Islamic Art
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