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Address: Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
Phone Number: 670912536
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
Description: The Saadian Tombs are located just outside Marrakech and were constructed...
The Saadian Tombs are located just outside Marrakech and were constructed during the reign of Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur in the late 16th century. This is the resting place of al-Mansur, his family, and other notable officials from that era. These tombs were discovered in 1917; restoration began shortly thereafter. Today, much of its original splendour has been restored.
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We found this in our guide book. The attraction is very small, so plan on a short visit - but it's cheap to get in, it's simple to find and it's worth a look.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We found this in our guide book. The attraction is very small, so plan on a short visit - but it's cheap to get in, it's simple to find and it's worth a look.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Complete waste of time and 10 DHS. at least we didn't have to queue as it was off season. I feel so sorry for the people who had to queue. It's basically a tiny garden with a bunch of graves plainly decorated in typical Moroccan style mosaic. Save yourself the time and go to a mosaic tile shop or some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Down near the Kasbah area of city. Didn't take us long to wander around but it was nevertheless worth seeing. No signs to speak of so we were pretty clueless as to the history of what we were looking at but the tombs are spectacular, and for the cost we couldn't complain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Marrakech is much more devoid of historical monuments than most people think - as a city it had its heyday for a very short period of time and was then stripped almost bare. The Medina itself was a wreck when the French Protectorate began in 1912. However in amongst all the characterless tat lie the Saadian Tombs, amazingly discovered by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Small place that could do with more information but you can take a guide if you want (My guidebook was very informative so I didn't need any guide, although I sneakily got close to a group so I could hear what their guide was saying) Gorgeous tombs! I went early to avoid the crowds, so I didn't have to queue... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

If you have some time to spare, this is really nice to visit. Its cheap, just 10 dirham. Its not big, you can see everything twice in half an hour. The architecture is great, so i would recommend this :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

However, the price is reflective of that. It is cheaper than the other 'must see' attractions. We were in and out within 20 minutes. The Saadian history is interesting, but I learned more about that on Wikipedia. Since you will probably go to El Badi Palace or Bab Agnou, it is closeby so why not? Come here, but don't expect... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Not much to see and when we went there were so many queues and tourists for the small place it is that we became very hot just waiting around. If you can visit when its quiet its a nice place to see but dont expect too much. Architecture is great!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

10 Dirham to enternot what i was expecting . We did not have a tour guide and no information. Tombs had no information on. Allowed to stand at the door way to view inside. The decor amazing but could not apreciate it fully as didnt really understand a lot about it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

It's Ok but over and done with very quickly, but least it's cheap at only 10 Dirham. I wouldn't go out of my way to find it but I would visit if I were in the area.

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