The Jardin Majorelle (Majorelle Garden) is a one hectare (two and half acre) botanical garden and artist’s landscape garden in Marrakech. It was created by the French Orientalist artist, Jacques Majorelle over a period of almost forty years, beginning in 1923. Today, the garden and villa complex is open to the public. The villa houses the Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech and the Berber Museum. The garden hosts many bird species that are endemic to North Africa, and has many fountains and a notable collection of cacti.