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3-Hour Palace and Monuments Tour in Marrakech
"The tallest monument (225 ft) in Marrakech is the minaret of Koutoubia Mosque one of the most famous landmarks in Marrakech the red city with a unique architecture compared to the Giralda of Seville.El Bahia Palace built over a period of 14 years as a residence of the Grand Vizier of Sultan Moulay Al Hassan I. Among fountains living quarters pleasure gardens and numerous secluded shady courtyards
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Marrakech Private Excursion From Essaouira
"Departure early morning (8am) for Marrakech arrival and panoramic tour then visit of:Koutoubia Minaret:The Koutoubia is built in XII century and it is the twin sister of the Giralda of Seville and the Hassan Tower (unfinished) in RabatEl Badi Palace:It was Raised by Ahmed al-Mansur a replica of the Alhambra and made with the most precious materials from Italy (marble) Sudan (gold dust) India (porphyry) and even China (jade).Saadian Tombs:The Saadian tombs are to be originated in the period of the great sultan Ahmad al-Mansur Saadi (1578-1603). These tombs were discovered in 1917. These tombs impress visitors with their beau
From EUR108.00
 
Private Small Group Tour: Explore Marrakech
"You'll be picked up at the reception of your hotel or Riad at 9:00am by your local tour guide. You'll start your walking tour around the medina of Marrakech that will last about 4 hours.You'll visit the famous Palais de Bahia with its fantastic c you'll also be able to visit stores in the souk to buy spices and argan oil if you choose. You’ll arrive at the Koutoubia mosque and the Djemaael Fna-square where you can drink some fresh pressed orange juice while observing the bustle of the snake charmers henna tattoo artists and water sellers. Next stop is lunch where you'll enjoy a tasty lunch in a restaraunt with a terrace overlooking the place. After your 1-hour lunch break your walking tour guide will take you to meet your chauffeur for your transfer to the beautiful Majorelle Garden. This botanical garden is a quiet oasis and the former home of the famous french designer Yves Saint Laurent. This bright blue villa contains a Berber Museum. You'll have some free time (1.5 hours) to stroll and visit this wonderful villa.After your free time
From EUR140.00

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Saadian Tombs

The Saadian Tombs date back to sultan Ahmad al Mansur in the 16. century, about 60 members of the Saadi dynasty are resting here.Opening times:Monday to Sunday from 9 am tto 6 pmEntrance fee is 20...
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lotharscheer
May 19, 2016

Another fine example of Moroccan-Andalusian art

The site is contemporary with the Ben Youssef Medusa and the similarities between the two are evident. It is small but very beautiful. An interesting fact about this place is that it was hidden for...
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Belsaita
Jan 29, 2016

Saadian Tombs

What is today one of the main sights in Marrakesh, was left into decay until 1917. The tombs were used as a kind of backyard until air photography revealed what kind of treasure was hidden in the...
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Airpunk
Apr 13, 2015

The Saadian Tombs' gardens

Outside the building are a garden and the graves of soldiers and servants, with less highness than Al-Mansur and the Royal Family, but also with some graduation. They are made in tiles with different...
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spanishguy
Aug 27, 2014

The Saadian Tombs' rooms

The first sight we visited with Abdul, our Spanish speaking official (and very professional) guide, were the Saadian Tombs. It's really curious because they were built in the 16th century as a...
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spanishguy
Aug 26, 2014

Saadian Tombs

These tombs, discovered in 1917, date back to the 17th century and belong to the Sultan of Morocco, his family and entourage. On their own the tombs are quite plain - there is a deliberate modesty to...
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antistar
Jan 19, 2014

Interesting .......

The Saadian tombs in Marrakech date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603). The tombs were discovered in 1917 and were restored by the Beaux-arts service. The tombs have, because...
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jlanza29
Mar 06, 2013

Beautiful and peacefull

The Tombs, were only relativly recently re-discovered when a very narrow alley was found at the rear of a mosgue. This, on investigation lead to these tombs that had been lost.The complex comprises...
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stevemt
Oct 21, 2011

Saadian Tombs

A highly recommended place to visit in Marrakech are the Saadian tombs, located just near the Kasbah Mosque in the Kasbah district.The tombs date back to the time of the Sultan Ahmad I al-Mansur, who...
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sue_stone
Apr 04, 2011

Ancient Tombs

The Tombeaux Saadiens are located next to the Mosque of the Kasbah. The tombs hold the remains of rulers from the 15 & 1600’s. It was a very interesting place with mosaic tiled tombs – just the...
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Donna_in_India
Jul 15, 2009

Fine example of Moroccan-Andalusian decorative art

A visit here will lead you to the mausoleum of the Saadians held as containing one of the finest examples of Moroccan-Andalusian decorative art.The Saadian sultan Ahmed Al-Mansour, also responsible...
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angiebabe
Jun 24, 2009

Saadian Tombs

The Saadian tombs are considered to be one of the most exquisite mausoleums in North Africa, and are one of Marrakechs' most visited sites. Open 08.30 - 11.45 and 14.30 - 17.45 daily.Entrance...
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suvanki
May 03, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Marrakesh

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Ensemble Artisanal

In the Ensemble Artisanal there are carpet weavers, musical instrument makers, leather workers, wood workers and many more crafts people. The centre has government controlled prices, and although not...
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Jardin Majorelle

The Jardin Majorelle is a very nice garden, made by the French artist Jaques Majorelle who decided in 1923 to live Marrakesh and purchased same land, and commissioned the architect Paus Sinoir to...
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The Mellah

The Mellah, or Jewish quarter, of Marrakech is famous for its spice market and so we headed there to see if we could get some of the colourful photos that markets usually provide – and nowhere more...
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Ali ben Youssef Mosque

This is the oldest surviving mosque in Marrakesh, and the largest of the mosques in the medina. It dates from the Almoravid era ( mid- late 12th century), but has been rebuilt several times, most...
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La Palmeraie

I visited this area of Marrakesh by the Hop on - Hop off Marrakech tour bus (see my transport tip for more details) It's also a short taxi ride from the city centre if you don't want to use this...
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Dyers District

Here you will find the activities involved in dyeing wool and silk - so you will find here skeins of wool and silk freshly dyed and still wet hanging out to dry in the sun and warm air. And then of...
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