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“Very small but worth the visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Saadian Tombs

Saadian Tombs
Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #28 of 140 things to do in Marrakech
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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.
West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Very small but worth the visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Absolutely stunning, the whole place is the tomb divided into different sections, who gets to bury where pending on his or her status. Pay attention to the details because they all have significant meanings.

Visited July 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Not worth it”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

The tombs aren't worth going out your way for. There are no head stones or information, just some tiles on mounds in the ground. I saw some getting told off for sitting on a tomb, to be fair to him it looked like a ledge.

Perhaps if we had a guide to hear the history my view would have been different.

Visited August 2012
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Interesting and cheap”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Spent a pleasant hour here. Was very cheap, but does remind you of a church graveyard. But at less than a pound entry, worth it to see the architecture.

Visited July 2013
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Manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Worth a look around”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Not too much to see but for less than a pound entrance fee what is there is impressive and a very important part of the local history.

Visited June 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“waste of time”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The price to see these tombs is 10 dirhams and unless you know Moroccan history or have a tour guide to inform you about the tombs this place is not worth seeing. It is basically a garden which has nothing other than like a separate tomb which you queue up to see take a picture and leave

Visited May 2013
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