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“Worth a visit” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Saadian Tombs

Saadian Tombs
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Marrakech Discovery Tour
Ranked #31 of 154 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.
Surrey
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“Worth a visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Wonderful mosaics and architecture. Worth a half hour visit as part of a trip to central marrakech. we got some nice photos. Easy to get to main square, souks and markets so would recommend combining with other trips. Wouldn't recommend a long visit as quite small and doesn't take long to see everything.

Visited July 2013
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Espinho, Portugal
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“Lovely week in Marrakech”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I wasn't expecting much from this location so i was very impressed with the architecture and the gardens.
Must visit when in Marrakech.

Visited July 2013
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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“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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“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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“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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