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Address: | Ksibat Nhass, Marrakech, Morocco
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It's the ruins of an ancient palace and it is very fascinating. These people had drainage systems while we were living in caves back home in Scandinavia (almost)! The labyrinths... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lina J
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Delft, The Netherlands
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518 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing spectacular but anyway better than Bahia palace. Bahia is more beautiful but the number of tourists makes it less attractive than El Badi. Do not buy a combined ticket for 20 dirhams. It allows to visit a mosque on the territory of El Badi but there is nothing to see. Simply nothing! Just a room with a few photos... More 

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Thank Shimnik
Athens, Greece
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505 reviews
288 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The 2nd most important palace in Marrakech is the Badi Palace. You can visit it with a combined ticket to the Bahia Palace as well. Just ask in the ticket office upon your arrival.

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Thank Johnmir13
London, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A dusty ruins of the bygone grandeur palace that was once built here. The best spot is to head up to the terrace on the left after you enter the main gate, you will be rewarded with a birds eye view of the city. There are a lot of stray cats and kittens who have made this site their home.... More 

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Thank Jimmy K
Stockholm, Sweden
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's the ruins of an ancient palace and it is very fascinating. These people had drainage systems while we were living in caves back home in Scandinavia (almost)! The labyrinths and old prison were fascinating, as well as the minbar, which we paid extra to see. Exciting place.

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Thank Lina J
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very cheap to visit, large open place. You can imagine how many people lived here in the day. Good views from the tower over the city.

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Thank Hollypolly25
McMinnville, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It wasn't the easiest place to find, but the immense and mysterious structure is worth exploring! Large courtyards, semi-excavated off-shoots and a very nice observation tower make this a great stop on your tour of Marrakech.

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Thank Jeffrey M
Vienna, Wien, Austria
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of the place is certainly interesting and I am quite sure it was amazing at one point, but frankly there is not much left to really see now. I am surprised by the reviews of how "stunning" and "spectacular" it supposedly is- I found it rather boring and I am a history buff. I suppose it is worth... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really a large ruin that has been cleaned up for visitors. Still, it is worth visiting because it does give you an insight into what a large fortress it is. There are large pools of water and take a few minutes to climb to the top of the south tower where you will get a magnificent view of... More 

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Thank Brian M
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Open air palace (the following reign destroyed every sign of power) that leaves your imagination recreate the once spectacular gems of nature and architecture. In-palace gardens, rooms for guests, a great first exemple of plumbing system and water management. Blue water, yellow walls, green trees, white storks and purple flowers. A peace oasis.

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1 Thank Patrizia V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful ruins with lots of history. The patio is huge and the history behind it it's amazing! Dont forget to bring bottles of water, there is no shadow!

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