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Miaara Jewish Cemetery

Avenue Taoulat Miara | Mellah, Marrakech, Morocco
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Emotional

The cemetery is huge and well kept. The entry is quite emotional since we see right away a sea of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jean-Claude A
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Montreal, Canada
Worth a visit

It is possible to roam the cemetery and note the names and dates of those who are buried here. Be... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
CatLongDog
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New York City, New York
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Avenue Taoulat Miara | Mellah, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cemetery is huge and well kept. The entry is quite emotional since we see right away a sea of small children tombs who died from the plague centuries ago. A must to see in Marrakech.

Thank Jean-Claude A
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It is possible to roam the cemetery and note the names and dates of those who are buried here. Be sure to ask questions of the attendant at the front entrance.

Thank CatLongDog
Reviewed 15 June 2017

watch holidays and Jewish holidays as this place will be closed for them (and likely their weekend).

Thank abmilw
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Have wanted to visit this cemetery for years and finally been, it's a beautiful place and very humbling. The keeper is very keen to discuss the history and will open the little shrine if you want to light a candle.

Thank shirley b
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Miaara monument is actually the Jewish cemetery, located in the Jewish area. Not of special interest in my opinion, so we preferred stroll further in the Jewish block.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Worth a visit, some of the graves are beautiful. The cemetery is undergoing renovations so be careful.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

If you go to visit the synagogue first make sure you don't get into conversation with the young guy seated just outside the synagogue and telling about his family's history related to the synagogue etc. As we were going to visit the cemetery as well,...More

Thank Inga Š
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Unlike burrial grounds for Muslims in Marrakech that are closed for Non-Muslims, the Jewish cemetary is open to all, though not on Saturdays (Sabbath). They insist on a 'voluntary' donation and check what you put into the box. Most of the graves look similar to...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Once you know where it is, not difficult to find, but that is usually the case. If you are coming past the Bahia Palace, follow the palace walls around the left until the cemetery walls are in front of you and you see the entrance....More

Thank qub47
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Centuries of graves deposited since the Reconquista and subsequent exodus from the Iberian peninsula, this place tells the story.

1  Thank ice-bjorn
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