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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
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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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Undergoing restoration but still well worth it

10 MAD entry gets you into the tombs and gardens. Interesting to see how other cultures deal with death. Beautiful gardens with orange trees dropping fruit and bougainvillea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Stunning place with intricate and ornate detailing amongst orange trees with tortoises ambling along. A treat!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

10 MAD entry gets you into the tombs and gardens. Interesting to see how other cultures deal with death. Beautiful gardens with orange trees dropping fruit and bougainvillea blossoming all over the place. Great for a cool down in the shade when the weather is hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful site even though it is a bit run down. Definitely worthy of a visit. It's not very big so you can easily combine it with a visit to the other palaces in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I'd recommend going with a guide who can point out the interesting bits about the architecture and history of this beautiful place .. really contemplative experience

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Well, it was OK. A little uninspiring. The architecture is beautiful here and throughout Morocco. I visited the Tombs as part of a guided city tour but probably wouldn't have bothered if it had been an optional extra.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I found the tombs to be beautiful, but much was under construction. There are separate spaces for men and women to be buried. The first tomb has a particularly impressive ceiling. The second structure has incredible detail and traditional Moroccan architecture. Small children have their tombs there. They are obvious by the small size of the area. It is inexpensive... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Very little to see, not very big inside and no information about the history or the tombs themselves unless you pay extra for a tour guide.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful and a lovely day activity. Cheap entry fee. There wasn't too much to see, perhaps 1 hour maximum. Worth seeing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Unfortunately when we visited most of it was under reconstruction & scaffolding. There was barely anything to see & we were here for about 10 minutes. It was 10D to enter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I would have given this place a 5 but there was a lot of restoration work going on when we went which although I fully appreciate the necessity did really reduce our experience. The architecture is a great look back in morrocan history and was quite remarkable and pretty. It's very small so you do not need a lot of... More 

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Address: Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
Phone Number: 670912536
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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