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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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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
| Next to Kasbah Mosque, off rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed yesterday

Make a short visit and pay the small 10dirham fee while out and about on other business. It's not far from Cafe Clock and you could visit the tombs on the way to lunch there.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Saadian Tombs are a must in Marrakech. The famous Moroccan mosaics, and the intricate designs will make you want to spend at least a few hours looking at them.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Entrance fee is very little at 10 MAD, and so worth it. We only spent about 20 or 30 mins having a look around, as we were short on time, but felt we did it justice, However, if we had more time, could easily have...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Only 10 dh to get in so worth a trip. Not a huge place but the architecture, the carved marble and timber is phenomenal - pure craftsmanship. Loved seeing the stork on its nest outside the tomb entrance!

Thank fazxc
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Saadian Tombs shows unique architecture and ambience. The quiet resting place and the various tombs are a hallmark of this astonishing place. Even though it is in the middle of the Kasbah there is a calmness and quietness which one cannot miss. A must...More

Thank Aftabalam
Reviewed 6 days ago

Situated down an alleyway on the corner of Kasbah mosque this is a tranquil area. A small courtyard with tombs from a previous ruling dynasty. Sobering that so my of the 50+ tombs are for small children

Thank seattaxi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Saadian Tombs are very elegant resting places in Marrakech. The venue is quite small and easy to navigate, a great place to seek respite from the intense sun and heat! There are many sweet little cats scrambling around which adds to the experience.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tombs are quite good and very cheap to get in... Worth visiting when you are in the Kasbah or near the main mosque but not worth trekking across town just to see them.

Thank Yokeys
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is astonishingly calm in the center of the Medina in Marrakech ... The architecture is wonderful & astonishingly so well preserved> I would have spent hours just enjoying the calm, the spirituality of the place, the smells of flower, the colors .... The...More

Thank Claire Mélanie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If there is only one opportunity to visit a 'monument', this should be the one. The history and beauty of this site must not be underestimated

Thank Pricecd
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5 July 2015|
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.