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Dar Si Said Museum

Derb El Bahia - Riad Zitoun el-Jedid, Marrakech, Morocco
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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.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bahia palace” (41 reviews)
“moroccan art” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Derb El Bahia - Riad Zitoun el-Jedid, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building with very few visitors when I was there which made it a particular quiet and enjoyable experience. Sadly the garden area was being renovated so was not open.

Thank John R
Reviewed September 20, 2017

This glorious building seems to be off the tourist routes. It is not easy to find but if you do you will be rewarded with a beautiful example of local history without any crowds. It was so much better than some of the more popular...More

1  Thank edward56fox
Reviewed September 7, 2017

on our day out we accidentally came across this place. The fee was really cheap (£1 per person) and it was the best £4 we spent. The building is so pretty and you can take some amazing pictures but it was nice for some piece...More

Thank shibz01
Reviewed August 4, 2017

It is nothing to do with an european museum. The art and crafts you can see in it are original and genuine, but the museum itself is not very well preserved. I missed that crew help me a little more. Positive: very cheap, genuine and...More

Thank Pedro A
Reviewed June 4, 2017

A lot of people overlook this hidden gem. In some ways the mosaics and the art work are more exquisite than the nearby Bahia Palace. I was told this was used by the Ministry of Defense, their reception room was meant to impress dignitaries, it...More

Thank Kai-Surfrider
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Not only the building is amazing but the displays are interesting, gorgeous and beautifully displayed. You will also find artists who will write your name in arabic characters (phonetically) or provers... the one I got: "I love you more than yesterday and less than tomorrow"

Thank Luisferdeguate
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

The building needs a bit of love - it is a bit rough around the edges but nevertheless a beautiful building with interesting artifacts - well worth a visit. Not as well maintained as it's cousin Madrasa Ben Josef but very enjoyable if you prefer...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Truly mesmerizing architecture. Wonderful, peaceful courtyard. Impressive collections. If you want to see just one building that exemplifies Moroccan architecture, tile work, etc., this is the one.

Thank Gary23
Reviewed May 17, 2017

My guide book did not particularly rate this museum .we really enjoyed it.three stories centalcourtyard decorated ceiling .one iof the lesser attractions but worth a visit

Thank Ahappytraveller101
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Get away from the crowds and enjoy some nice mosaics and interior spaces. Good lord, it's just a dollar.

Thank John H
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