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More an olive grove than a park, this is the most popular of Marrakech's gardens for both picnicking locals and camera-wielding tourists who visit for the picture-postcard pool with green-tiled pavilion, or minzah, dwarfed by the High Atlas mountains in the background. It's stunning during the clear, snowcapped winter months. Aside from its photogenic qualities, however, the Menara is a peaceful place to escape the summer heat and the city's hustle and bustle. This is a stop on the "Monumental" circuit on the Marrakech City Sightseeing bus.