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Address: Ksibat Nhass, Marrakech, Morocco
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Facinating Historical Visit

Fascinating palace to explore with an interesting history - we thoroughly enjoyed visiting this palace which was just a stones throw from the Riad we stayed in in the old town... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Banbury, United Kingdom

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fascinating palace to explore with an interesting history - we thoroughly enjoyed visiting this palace which was just a stones throw from the Riad we stayed in in the old town. The large storks had built several nests on the top of the walls and were not phased at all by our presence. I would definitely recommend visiting when staying... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Good experience having to get into a bit of history about the palace. At first it seemed unusual but later it developed into a place where film shooting for action scenes and romance should take place.

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Marrakech, Morocco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I've always been attracted to old stones and ruins, therefore I was eager to explore the insides of this splendid royal palace of the XVI century, of which only a few ruins remain nowadays. What strucks you most are the dimensions, but I found also quite interesting the excavation parts, where the structure of the guests quaters, the hammam, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The palace itself us a ruin but numerous signs and even a very good and informative movie explain the history and use. Furthermore a very impressive preacher chair with in-depth explanation can be visited. All that for only 2€ per person. Well done tourism ministry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

As a palace, the Badi is not in great shape. It is mostly interesting for the sense of scale and age (300 years older that Bahia). And the storks nesting on the ramparts are fun. However, I loved the exhibition of the Marrakech Museum of Photography and Visual Arts "Voices of tomorrow" in one section. This exhibit provides a peek... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We came just before the official closing of the Palace for restoration. It is strange that many agents keep selling tours here. Perhaps evert thing was ready for restoretion but the impression was not wery good. Lost of garbage, the smell of paint. From the historic monument of architecture we expected at least the spirit of the Marrakesh history but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Spent a very hot afternoon wandering around here, fascinating place to visit and the storks nesting on the walls and roofs really mad for a magical trip.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Sadly, we could only walk around the outside, as the palace is officially closed for the next two weeks. Many false guides will also try to lead you astray in this aware so be on your guard!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very little to see other than to get s feeling of the scale in the old palace. Other palaces like the Bahia and Museum of Marrakech have interiors. Interesting video (in French) with 3D graphic reconstruction of what it was like when built and also small art gallery (Marrakech Museum of Photography and Visual Arts) inside one section with a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Bizarrely as one of Marrakesh's most historic sites we and several other groups of tourists seemed to be getting the run around from the people we had asked for directions. That said we found it in the end and payed our relatively modest entry fee. Unfortunately for us when we visited there was concert staging being erected filling one half... More 

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Address: Address: Ksibat Nhass, Marrakech, Morocco
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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