Touring Saadian Tombs allows you to learn about the Saadi dynasty and the wealth and splendor enjoyed by its sultans. The mausoleum was constructed on orders of sultan Ahmad al-Mansur during the 16th century--the remains of around 60 members of the family have been interred here, including the sultan's mother, wives, and children. Each room has been decorated with great attention to detail, though the Chamber of the 12 Pillars boasts the finest marble, plaster, and gold ornamentation--a resting place fit for a royal, it contains the remains of Al-Mansur and his son. For Saadian Tombs and beyond, use our Marrakech tour itinerary planner to get the most from your Marrakech vacation.
Tours To Saadian Tombs
Full Immersion in Marrakech Day Tour with Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $57
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Marrakech City Tour: Private Half-Day Guided Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $40
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Marrakech City Highlights Half-Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $29
Duration: 4 hours
Saadian Tombs Reviews
This place is interesting and has beautiful architecture. You won’t get any information unless its guided but we enjoyed researching about it ourselves looking at things at our own pace. more »
Worth a visit, calm, tranquil and stunning architecture but difficult to understand what you're looking at. Woefully inadequate information provided which detracted from the experience. more »
Exquisite mausoleum This wasn't included in our tour but we thought the photos looked really good, so we went in our free time. There are a number of rooms and tombs on the site, all worth a good look. The main chamber with the columns is breathtaking, and well worth the queue to view. Don't miss it.
A must to see how the places existed back in the day. A tour of one hour to see most of it but if you’re interested at least an hour to two. Plenty to see and to photograph, admire the tiles and the marble, something beautiful in every room. The rooms are exceptionally tall because of the heat and the lack of A/C, macro lens would be a good addition to your kit if you’re a picture person! Not cheap and long lines at busy times, we were there early and enjoyed a cool and easy walk around. Mainly architecture and the use of marbles and tiles etc. If you’re a family with younger children this may not be for you.
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