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Address: | Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
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08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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The Saadian Tombs are located just outside Marrakech and were constructed...

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.

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Small with a couple of lovely rooms

The tombs are located minutes away from Bab Agnaou on foot. Price is very good for an historic monument. There is always a queue to get to see the main marble tomb, it is one in... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tombs are located minutes away from Bab Agnaou on foot. Price is very good for an historic monument. There is always a queue to get to see the main marble tomb, it is one in and one out through a narrow passage. It is worth the wait with beautifully carved features. Probably about a 20-30 minute visit will be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The entrance fee is very cheap (about 10 Dirham) and if you like architecture and history it most certainly deserve your visit. The Saadian tombs were rediscovered in the 1920s most of the tombs are anonymous, the names of those buried there were long forgotten. You can admire the colourful mosaics of the tombs and the palm trees around the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Small place to do. Nice buildings but it is quite small. Do not expect to spend much time there, a quick walk with the kids and it is done.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tombs aren't easy to find, they're down a narrow alley and then there will probably be queues, so be warned and go early or late in the day. In February they close at 4.45pm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely atmosphere and amazing mosaics and architecture. It is special to step out of the hustle and bustle of the city, which is manic! Cost 20 dinahs and only need 20-30 minutes then opposite is Epices, a herbalist which will show you everything and try and sell it all to you - but awesome fun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is worth a view if you have time. Tucked away opposite the Kasbah Cafe, these tombs are set in a peaceful and tranquil setting. Go in the afternoon if you want to wander round in peace. It gets busy with tours in the morning.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is not that easy to find but located behind the mosque. It is quite small and a bit crowded but as it is close to the Jewish quarter and other sites of interest it is worth seeking it out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's very close to El Badi and Bahia palace so since you're there, you shouldn't miss it out. There won't be skulls and dungeons but amazing mosaic tombs in the ground. I particularly liked the tomb of the royal family. All the rest of the place is nice but pretty forgettable. It's a 15-20 min visit. Cheap entry - worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent more time here than I would have expected we would, as the architecture, decoration, ambience and history captivated us. A good value attraction that has lived on in our memory sicce our return from Marrakech.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the tombs as part of a city tour, really is a stunning setting and so very calming. Watch out for the storks when you are entering the wall city, they are huge!

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