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Address: Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
Phone Number: 670912536
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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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Though you won't be there more than 30 mins, the tombs offer a nice stroll in the shade and a wonderful opportunity for photographers (tons of architecture!).

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

The Saadian tombs are spectacular and a reminder of just how cultured the Moroccans were already 500 years ago. Their aesthetic has had a massive impact, and here you see one of the best preserved examples of this still left today in the world. The current works to restore parts of the tombs is showing them in a new light,... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

10d to get in, very little to look at. No visual explanation as to what the tombs are and no guides so if you don't he. Guide book you may wonder what oh are looking at! Beware on the way there, there are signs for the tombs which actually take you to shops. When you ask if you are on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Beautiful complex of tombs - all tile work and engraved plaster work. Beautiful. Worth the nominal ticket price. Beautiful tranquil space.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Though you won't be there more than 30 mins, the tombs offer a nice stroll in the shade and a wonderful opportunity for photographers (tons of architecture!).

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

I had great expectations of the tombs as another guide stated they showed Morocco at the height of it's Imperial majesty. My impression from the tombs was that the country must always have been poor as there was little splendour aside from some stone-masonary. The bonnie stray cat was the highlight - that perhaps says enough and I am a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

There are no descriptions, but then again they are tombs. So you will need to read up. Not a great deal to see but its a pleasant cool square, with some since decorations on the tombs. Price: 10 MAD

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

10 MAD or 90 peance for entry in to a tiled wonderland..good for a short visit to the tombs as it is just off the main square and there is a loo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Worth a visit... a nice little place, DH10 to enter. Worth getting a guide, but if you don't want to pay for one, it's easy to overhear other group's tourguide as the place is small! The cute cats were an attraction too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

Definitely worth a visit and probably even better if you had a guide. We went without a guide and managed to overhear some of the other tours. Peaceful setting and it only cost about £1 to enter so definitely worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2011

We visited the tombs on a day tour of the city with a guide (definitely recommended, but you need to pre-arrange either a half or full day tour, indicate the places you want to visit and say NO shopping stops!). The entrance fee was 10dh (with 12dh to the £), so very cheap. There is not much to see (except... More 

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