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Saadian Tombs

| Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
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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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| Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw something on facebook the other day saying that it doesn't matter if you're rich or poor, we all get the same sized grave. I thought to myself "YOU have clearly never been to a place like the Taj Mahal or the Saadian Tombs"....More

1  Thank Koshkha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frankly the place is a collection of flat mosaic grave slabs. All in the same colour mosaics. The sultans are housed in rooms with some very fancy ceilings and wall/arch carvings. You can walk through at a pace. Unless you can read arabic very few...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went while walking south Medina and lovely place to end the day, not too many people by 3pm or so, you will spend an hour or so. Recommended

Thank jumanufer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful tombs exquisite cedar wood ceilings. Superb example of stucco decorated walls. Definitely worth a visit on you Marrakesh trip.

Thank Kay A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 minutes visit and just a view of the only chamber could not even justify a 1€ entrance. The visit just last 20 minutes, 15 if which on a queue to have a 20” view with a photo of the the only nice room. If...More

Thank LaLocandadeFra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful layout for graves of the Saadian dynasty. Hard to understand that this site was 'off the map' until a French colonial official 'discovered' it. How do you lose track of a ornamental graveyard in the middle of the Kashbah?

Thank platinumcitytrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quiet and peacful spot to escape the noise of the City, More information in English would be helpful. Good value for money architecture amazing.

Thank TerryT1_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit whilst in Marrakech! Myself and my partner decided to go around it on our own as we had researched the history behind it. However I would suggest going along with the guide for a little extra cost as it...More

Thank RebeccaMorgs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost missed this, but decided with an hour left before the airport we could make it happen. We were a tad rushed but glad we got to take in the splendor of the tombs. The line can seem a little much to view inside,...More

Thank kristin h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning! The architecture is beautiful, make sure to visit the tombs if you’re in Marrakech. The ticket is only 10 dirham and it’s totally worth it.

Thank Camikat1708
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Gutterkid
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Response from Jillielyons1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello - the tombs are visited by many visitors so I would imagine that it's open at least 10-4, but I can't be sure.
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