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“Only one interesting room”
Review of Saadian Tombs

Ranked #30 of 122 things to do in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Our hotel said to go here only if you want to see the tile work. They were right. Nothing remotely interesting about this place except one room where the tombs on the floor combined with the columns and arches in the room are awesome. Other than that, not worth the trouble, But it's only 10DH to get in, so don't worry about the cost.

Thank JohnAshburn
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

If the question is, is it worth going? I would answer yes. But if you change the qüestions to, did you enjoy your visit? I would answer no. The kings chamber is magnificent but you are asked to leave before you can even admire the half af it. I understand there is a queue but this doesnot change I had a sad experience.

Thank Carles F
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The Saadi tombs are a small side but was one of the nicer things we saw in Marrakech. We had to wait half an hour for the main hall (which you can only view from the outside) but it was worth it.

Thank Ravi B
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It's a really worth visiting place, but there's a lot of people, the que to the main tombs is soooo long! We took the guide, but his english was interesting, I could say more english - french - morocan mix, so didn't understanded very well what he was saying...

Thank everestas
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Waited in line to see the tombs and it was worth it. The tiles in the tombs are so beautiful. Was able to see someone here work on some tiles which was really cool.

Thank Michelle J
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