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“Mmmm” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Saadian Tombs

Saadian Tombs
Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
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Marrakech Discovery Tour
Ranked #34 of 86 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Aquitaine
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“Mmmm”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

TBH I'd have given this a miss but our super guide, Jamal, took us there. I did take a photo of a beautifully carved archway.

Visited April 2013
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“Small but worth seeing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

As mentioned in other reviews, this place is quite small but it's definitely worth seeing for 10dh. But be prepare to queue under the heat to see the main tomb.

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“Good attraction but lacks information”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Only costs 10 Dirhams to get in. It will only take you about 30 minutes to visit as there is no information to read as you go round so unless you have read about the Saadian tombs on the internet or in guide books you will walk round wondering what it is all about. But for the price you can't complain. This attraction is near the koutoubia mosque and the fixed price shop.

Visited April 2013
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“Not worth visiting”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This was the worst tour stop that we've ever been to. None of the tombs were marked and the areas looked like empty rooms with ceramic tiling on the floor. We were expecting something elaborate. Extremely disappointing!

Visited May 2013
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milano
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“to enjoy away from the crowd”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

A delightful place, if you manage to visit it when the crowd is gone or not yet arrived. The atmosphere of the place is intimate and peaceful, and the royal tombs are so beautiful they deserve to be seen without anybody pushing for their turn.

Visited April 2013
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