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Saadian Tombs (Tombeaux Saadiens) Tours

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Saadian Tombs (Tombeaux Saadiens)
Constructed by Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur during the 16th century, the Saadian Tombs (Tombeaux Saadiens) are home to more than 200 crypts belonging to members of the Saadian dynasty. The magnificent mausoleums are renowned for their lavish design, featuring stunning zellige tiles, exquisite woodwork, and gold and marble embellishments.
 
The Basics
With a prime location, just a short stroll from El Badi Palace, the Saadian Tombs make a popular stop on Marrakech city tours, as well as day trips to Marrakech from cities such as Essaouira or Casablanca. Visitors can explore the two mausoleums—including the Hall of Twelve Columns, which houses the tomb of Ahmad el-Mansur—and stroll the beautiful gardens, where the centerpiece is the grand tomb of Sultan Ahmad el-Mansur’s mother. 
 
Things to Know Before You Go
  • There is an admission fee to visit the Saadian Tombs.
  • There is little information available in English at the site, so visiting with a guide is recommended.
  • Plan at least an hour to visit the tombs.
  • The site is wheelchair-accessible.
 
How to Get There
The Saadian Tombs are located at the southern end of Marrakech’s medina, close to the Mellah Jewish Quarter and El Badi Palace. The site can be reached on foot from Jemaa el-Fna (15 minutes), by taxi, or by horse-drawn carriage (calèche). The entrance is on the south side of the Moulay El Yazid Mosque.

When to Get There
The tombs are open daily. It’s best to visit early to avoid the crowds. Tour groups begin arriving at 10am,  and there is often a line for tickets. The tombs also close daily from 12pm until 2:30pm.
 
The Medina of Marrakech
The Saadian Tombs are part of Marrakech’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed medina, the walled old town at the heart of the city, and medina tours often include a visit to the tombs. Additional highlights of the medina include the ruins of El Badi Palace, another of Sultan Ahmad el-Mansur’s masterpieces; the opulent Bahia Palace; Ben Youssef Madrasa; and Koutoubia Mosque.
Address: Rue de la Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco
Admission: Varies
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Marrakech walking tour with official city guide

Marrakech walking tour with official city guide

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Our guides are professionals and experienced. That makes you see the medina of Marrakech with local eyes and to learn about the Moroccan culture, history and heritage.
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  • 4 hours
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US$106.76
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US$106.76
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Marrakech City Tour: Private Half-Day Guided Tour

Marrakech City Tour: Private Half-Day Guided Tour

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Discover the best of Marrakech with a private driver, from Moorish palaces to royal tombs and the winding paths of Jardin Majorelle. Traveling in the comfort of a climate-controlled minivan, find some of the city’s most beautiful places and learn about local history and culture. Choose between a guided trip that includes a walking tour of the old city and a driver-only excursion, with both morning and afternoon departures available.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$40.00
Price varies by group size
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US$40.00
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Marrakech: Private Guided Half-Day City Tours

Marrakech: Private Guided Half-Day City Tours

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Explore the attractions of Marrakesh on a private tour with a driver only, or upgrade to include a guide, if you prefer. You'll visit Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, and see other landmarks that symbolize the history and culture of the city, from past to present, such as Bahia Palace, the Saadian Tombs, botanical gardens, and Jemaa el-Fnaa.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$27.52
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US$27.52
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Marrakech City Highlights Half-Day Tour

Marrakech City Highlights Half-Day Tour

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Explore the heart of Marrakesh and its main sights on this half-day city tour. Admire the Koutoubia Mosque, Saadian Tombs, and Bahia Palace; delve into the medina to see traditional souks, bakeries, and lodging houses; and uncover Marrakesh’s history and culture en route. Plus, savor the perfectly manicured Majorelle Gardens. Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus choice of morning or afternoon departure included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$29.00
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US$29.00
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Marrakech City Tour Hop On - Hop Off

Marrakech City Tour Hop On - Hop Off

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Explore Marrakech at your own pace with this hop-on hop-off tour. Navigate the city with ease in a comfortable electric bus, hopping off at stops that pique your interest. Choose the Historic Route to see the Bahia Palace and Jemma el Fna Square, or opt for the Oasis Route to visit the Majorelle Gardens and hop out for a camel ride at the Marrakech Palm Grove.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$21.35
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US$21.35
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Historical and Cultural Tour - Private Tours (Half day)

Historical and Cultural Tour - Private Tours (Half day)

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On this tour of Marrakech, visit Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, and Bahia Palace in the morning or afternoon, leaving you with time to relax or explore on your own. With a guide to lead the way around the souks, you have assistance exploring overflowing stalls and workshops less frequented by tourists. Finish up at Jemaa el-Fna square and marvel at the storytellers, musicians, snake charmers, acrobats, jugglers, and other performers. Upgrade for a private tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.94
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US$30.94
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Marrakech colorful souks

Marrakech colorful souks

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Discover Marrakech colorful souks (open-air markets), through our customized tour, you will experience the daily commercial life of the Medina as you will be lead through the labyrinthine Souks to get a special in-depth feel of various sections of it. The Souks of Marrakech are certainly the most colorful and the liveliest in Africa.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.94
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US$30.94
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Marrakech Medina Walking Tour: Half-Day Guided Tour

Marrakech Medina Walking Tour: Half-Day Guided Tour

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Marrakech Guided Tours Discover The Hidden Gems of the Medina : This half-day guided walking tour takes you on an exploratory tour of the Marrakech medina. The stroll will take you to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, the medieval Islamic college of Ben Youssef Medersa, and many other landmarks. Have a feel of the local bread, discover the city's bustling center with the Djemaa El Fna square and its beautiful bazaars, and then buy a meal at a rooftop restaurant while soaking in the sights and sounds of the city below. Whether a private or shared tour, you can upgrade this package if you want hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$29.00
Price varies by group size
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US$29.00
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Full Immersion in Marrakech Day Tour with Lunch

Full Immersion in Marrakech Day Tour with Lunch

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Get under the skin of Marrakech’s ancient medina and historical highlights on this full-day tour, including lunch. With a knowledgeable local guide, stroll through the tangled lanes and souks; take in the sights, sounds, and aromas of vast Jemaa Al-Fnaa; learn about Moroccan culture at art at the Tiskiwin Museum; and explore the ornate pavilions and gardens of the beautiful Bahia Palace and Saadian Tombs. Savor lunch at a medina restaurant and take snaps of top Marrakech attractions such as Koutoubia Mosque.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$61.68
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US$61.68

Shopping in the Souks of Marrakech Private Tour

Shopping in the Souks of Marrakech Private Tour

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Exploring the souks of Marrakech is an unforgettable experience and this private tour ensures you make the most of your time. Follow your guide through the maze of market stalls, handicrafts workshops, and artisan quarters, where you can learn about herbal medicines, watch a carpet weaving demonstration, see where the leather hides are dyed, and haggle over souvenirs.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.00
Price varies by group size
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US$30.00
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Marrakech City Half Day Private Tour

Marrakech City Half Day Private Tour

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Explore the most intersting spots of Marrakech City with official local guide, He will give all informations concerning culture, history of each spots visited from Majorelle garden to Koutoubia Mosque and Saadien Tombs, the famous Bahia palace, the square and the souks to discover the magique of Moroccan hand crafts. . Marrakech city half day private guided tour . Options for a guided tour or driver only . Visit The Bahia Palace, Majorelle Garden, saadien tombs and Koutoubia Mosque . Choice of morning or afternoon departures . Perfect for first-time visitors
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$28.00
Price varies by group size
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US$28.00
Price varies by group size
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Marrakech Private Half-Day Walking Tour

Marrakech Private Half-Day Walking Tour

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Navigating the sights of Marrakech’s medina can be daunting and time-consuming without a guide. This private half-day walking tour ensures you see key attractions such as the souks, Koutoubia Mosque, and Djemaa El Fna without getting lost or wasting time, and features a personal guide and customizable itinerary so you can tailor your sightseeing to suit you. Ideal for first-timers wanting a personalized city overview, with medina hotel pickup included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$161.33
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US$161.33
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Marrakech Shopping Tour - Private Tours (Half day)

Marrakech Shopping Tour - Private Tours (Half day)

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Discover Marrakech extraordinary artists and artisans on a private, 3-hour medina shopping tour in Marrakech. Navigate winding alleys where potters, painters and leather workers shape the city’s most distinctive handicrafts; shop for carpets, clothing and beautifully-worked jewelry. Plan the perfect route with your personal guide, learn the art of haggling in Arabic and get exclusive discounts at some of the city’s most intriguing shops, then toast your success over a glass of Moroccan mint tea.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$19.00
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US$19.00
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Marrakesh city tour with private driver

Marrakesh city tour with private driver

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Follow your guide in this city tour of Marrakech with an official art historian guide, which will take you to explore the old medina of Marrakech including the main attractions of the city as well as the labyrinth souks / Markets in the old Medina. During this guided city tour, you will stroll the narrow streets and reach the main monuments of the city: Explore the medieval streets of Marrakech through its palaces and courtyards Discover one of the largest mosques in the Muslim world in the West Admire the beautiful mausoleums of the Saadi dynasty Visit Djamaa El Fna Square; a world heritage and the live heart of Marrakech Explore the different souks of the Medina Stroll the botanical garden of the Majorel and visit the museum of Berber art.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$53.34
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US$53.34

Marrakech city tour

Marrakech city tour

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Exploring Marrakech independently means bartering with cabs to get around the city, and finding your own way around the maze-like medina. This half-day tour ensures you cover the landmarks without fuss or worry. Travel between must-sees such as the Koutoubia Mosque and Saadian Tombs by air-conditioned minivan, hear their history from a guide, and experience the hubbub of Djemaa el-Fna and the medina without getting lost or missing key sights.
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  • 3 hours
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US$49.00
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US$49.00

Guided Walking Tour of Marrakech

Guided Walking Tour of Marrakech

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Avoid getting lost in the crowd; explore the medina of Marrakech with a personal guide who provides a firsthand look at artisans and their wares. This half-day private walking tour sets out in the morning from the centrally located Jemaa el-Fnaa square. Sightseeing includes Ben Youssef Madrasa and mosque plus the Photography Museum, but you may customize the itinerary to your interests.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$32.00
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US$32.00
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Marrakech Delicious Food Tasting Experience

Marrakech Delicious Food Tasting Experience

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During this Two Hour and Half authentic Food Tasting Experience, you are going to savor delecious tastings of the best delacacies in Town and eat as a local. Join your guide in the famous square, in front of Cafe de France either for Lunch at 2pm, sunset at 6pm or after dark at 8pm for a Dinner experience in the heart of the Medina. Enjoy the best Lunch ever at 2pm and find out the whole on the wall Hidden sections enjoying Mounthwatering Tagine, Pasteries, Couscous under the Sun. Do not also Miss the Sunset Magic Hours at 6pm, enjoying the best tastings and amazing rooftop view. Otherwise, Join your certified guide at 8pm, after dark for a great adventure enjoying Dinner in the Heart of the main Square. Finally, explore with a small or private group personalized experience, the charm of Marrakech Food Tour. Let's us beat the iron when it's hot & recharge the batteries together; throughout a genuine quality Service offered by Local certified guides team.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$20.00
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US$20.00
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Guided Walking Tour of Marrakech with Tea Tasting

Guided Walking Tour of Marrakech with Tea Tasting

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Chart your way through Marrakech’s vibrant and bustling souks with the help of a private guide: this tour makes it easy to snag bargains, seek out must-visit stalls, and meet local artisans. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and meet your guide at the Djemaa el Fna. Over the course of several hours, you’ll visit jewelry, spice, leather, and textile traders, and will soak up the atmosphere as you go. Learn more about the goods from your guide, and even pause to enjoy a refreshing mint tea.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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US$25.00
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 Marrakech Medina Walking Tour With official Local Guide

Marrakech Medina Walking Tour With official Local Guide

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Get a feel of Marrakech and enjoy this personalized door to door Marrakech city tour. Explore the ancient city walls, the splendid palaces with their Moorish iconic architecture! You will have an expert guide will be at your entire service to assist you and to ensure you discover the best of Marrakech.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$20.00
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US$20.00

Marrakech City Tour with Private Business Car- Private Experience

Marrakech City Tour with Private Business Car- Private Experience

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On this full-day tour, you will get most of what the Red City has to offer, almost 1,000 years old, the medina of Marrakech is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the old town and its main sights while admiring stunning Moorish architecture. Discover the hidden cultural sides of Marrakech, and deepen your knowledge of Moroccan history. Dive into the rich history of this mysterious imperial city, and immerse yourself into its colorful classical souks, as you enjoy the storytellers, musicians, snake charmers, acrobats and performers of each and every sort. Our purpose is to unveil the mystery and magic of Marrakech. Considered as the top city for foreign visitors and even for Moroccan people, you can survey it at your own pace, journey through its monumental landmarks, artisan workshops, historical sites, gardens and museums alongside a smattering of hidden gems.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$178.00
per group
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US$178.00
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Marrakesh city tour full-day

Marrakesh city tour full-day

• Visit of the main monuments of Marrakech including palaces, gardens, and old schools • Explore the artisanal souks and berber markets • Visit of the koutoubia mosque • Visit of majorel gardens • Visit of menara gardens • Visit of the old koranic school ben youssef mederssa • Visit of the artisan workshops • Visit of saadian tombs
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.92
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US$75.92
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ARTISTIC MOROCCO: Traditional Henna Art Tattoo with a local Berber lady

ARTISTIC MOROCCO: Traditional Henna Art Tattoo with a local Berber lady

Moroccan Henna tattoo is a popular tradition worn by women and men of all ages. During special occasions such as Moroccan weddings and holidays, women get henna on their hands and feet. It's a temporary design applied to the skin in a brownish paste made from dry leaves powder. Many Moroccans still see a henna tattoo as a symbol of good luck. We offer you a unique opportunity for a beautifully designed traditional henna art tattoo with local Berber lady. Be a part of this ancient tradition, relax at the swimming pool in the beautiful riad, meet dedicated staff of local people and enjoy a glass of traditional tea.
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  • 2 hours
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US$38.79
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US$38.79

Private Marrakesh Guided Sightseeing Tours In Marrakech

Private Marrakesh Guided Sightseeing Tours In Marrakech

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Discover the flowery palaces and innumerable monuments of Marrakech during a 3 hours guided tour and discover the history of the ocher city of the Kingdom of Morocco. Admire one of the largest mosques in the Western Muslim world, visit the gardens of the Bahia Palace, explore the ancient medina of Marrakech and its amazing souks and discover the way of life of Marrakchi through the dynamic and huge Jemaa El Fana. After taking possession of your home at 09:00, Koutoubia, the largest and most beautiful mosque in the Western Muslim world. Admirably proportioned, with 12.80 m side and 69 m high, its masterful architecture evokes the Giralda of Seville. Then you will go to the Kasbah to visit the famous Saadian tombs that were designed by the Saadian Sultan Ahmad al-Mansour in 1120. Admire the colorful tiles, Arabic script and intricate carvings of this unique Islamic mausoleum.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$56.94
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US$56.94
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Sightseeing and shopping tour of Marrakech half-day

Sightseeing and shopping tour of Marrakech half-day

When you’re short on time, a half-day sightseeing tour of Marrakech gives you the perfect introduction to the city. Let a driver navigate the maze-like streets of the medina and take you to monuments like Bahia Palace and Saadian Tombs. Glimpse the Koutoubia Mosque then stop by Jemaa el-Fnaa square, the old Jewish Quarter, and the Majorelle Gardens. Convenient hotel pickup is provided.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$332.15
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US$332.15

Full day guided sightseeing tour of Marrakech with licensed tourist guide

Full day guided sightseeing tour of Marrakech with licensed tourist guide

During this tour, you will be able to visit the main monuments of the city: from the koutoubia mosque, to Saadian tombs, the bahia palace, the Jamaa Lafna, the Botanic Majorel gardens; Follow your art in this city tour of Marrakech and explore one of the beautiful imperial cities: Highlights: Explore the medieval streets of Marrakech through its palaces and courtyards Visit the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech, including the Bahia Palace. visit the Saadian Tombs, discovered and restored recently in 1917 Marrakech, Koutoubia, Dar El Bacha, Medersa Ben Youssef Explore the Botanic Gardens of Majorel and visit the Berber Museum Admire the beautiful mausoleums of the Saadi dynasty Visit Djamaa El Fna Square; a world heritage and the live heart of Marrakech
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$78.94
Price varies by group size
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US$78.94
Price varies by group size

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Currently, an entrance ticket to Saadian Tombs (Tombeaux Saadiens) costs USD 106.76. Guided Saadian Tombs (Tombeaux Saadiens) tours start around USD 106.76 per person. See all 112 Saadian Tombs (Tombeaux Saadiens) tickets and tours on Viator.
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