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“Great handicraft!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dar Si Said Museum

Dar Si Said Museum
Ranked #32 of 153 things to do in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“Great handicraft!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

Very nice handicraft, especially textiles, in the collection! Many nice details both in the collection of items but also in the buildings. But the presentation could be better.

Visited February 2012
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Marrakech, Morocco
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“why not improving the way the collection is presented to visitors?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

a great building but the collection is average and the information are poor. with an extra little efforts the dar si said could become a better attraction

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marrakech
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“Expect a stiff neck!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

This is a fascinating building. Architecturally you will spend most of your visit looking up (hence the title). The ceilings are the most amazingly crafted pieces of art showing Moroccan craftanship at it's best. Moulded, painted, carved, this place has it all. You alost feel you should be wheeled round lying on your back to take in all the splendour. The museum exhibits really are minor compared to the splendid building they are housed in.

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London
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“Interesting but better if you speak French”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

We visited this museum which was good, but all the information is in French, so without being able to read French fluently a lot was lost on us. Not the best attraction to visit, the Bahia and Badia palace were much more interesting, but nevertheless worth a stroll round. It's as cheap as chips!

Visited November 2011
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Copenhagen
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“Best museum in Museum in Marrakech”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

For what it's worth the Dar Si Said is the best palace museum in Marrakech with beautiful rooms and courtyards, but do not expect a "real" museum.

Visited March 2011
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