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“Great architecture” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of Moroccan Arts (Dar Si Said)

Museum of Moroccan Arts (Dar Si Said)
Derb El Bahia - Riad Zitoun el-Jedid, Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #21 of 91 attractions in Marrakech
Type: Art Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Here you’ll find a solid exhibition of historic and some contemporary Moroccan art. The building itself is full of intricate Byzantine designs and colors.
Ballarat, Australia
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“Great architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Wonderful buildings with excellent ceilings and a fantastic internal courtyard with fountain. The items on display are very interesting particularly the photos of people in traditional dress.

Visited August 2013
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“A little museum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Very nice buildings and architecture, but not a lot of museum which was disappointing. Highlight was excellent calligrapher who wrote out our names in Islamic script - beautiful.
Beware- this place is in the old town and cannot be reached by taxi - so have to walk. Signs not very good and we were led the wrong way by a 'guide' who met our taxi and offered to show us the way. Not a good exprience.

Visited April 2013
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“Classical beauty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

If you`re visiting the Museum of Moroccan Arts in Marrakech, you will first notice the beautiful calm that this place has. It`s also very good and helpful if you want to learn new interesting things about Moroccan culture. The combination between the design and the informative side really makes visiting this museum a one of a kind experience. The building is not very big, and one the great part about it, is the fact that it`s usually quiet, and not as crowded as other places. To sum it up, going to the Museum of Moroccan Arts is, in my perspective, a learning and spiritual visit.

Visited June 2013
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“Lovely week in Marrakech”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Nice place to visit and to learn a little bit more about the Morocco culture. Thought i was expecting a little bit more on the cultural side and on the articles exposed.

Visited July 2013
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“beautiful and informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

excellent place full of the cultural expereinces that you would expect - and very reasonable to get entry as well. Perfect to spend a few hours in the middle of the hot day examining the past and present

Visited June 2013
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