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El Badi Palace

| Ksibat Nhass, Marrakech, Morocco
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| Ksibat Nhass, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a huge palace and is famous for the storks on the rooftops. Lots of rooms and dungeons which give a taste of what it must have been like in its glory. You can walk though most of the palace. The climb up to...More

Thank SalimM
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whenever you see movies where ruins are turn to palaces when someone imagines an old story or by time traveling, this is the feeling you get here. Not only the Palace is full of history and information in english, but getting the chance to picture...More

Thank Gustavo T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history and you can imagine the grandeur that once existed there when walking the foundations. The cells/dungeon were disturbing - especially when looking at the chains and collars on display.

Thank ergolith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A definite must-visit for those looking to cram in some sight-seeing when in Marrakech, the El Badi Palace is beautiful and rich in history. For only 10-20Dirham you're able to walk around the ruins and absorb all of its detailed history. Located just a stones...More

Thank TamsynJoll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needs a bit of imagination to see how this grand and exotic palace must have been. Interesting displays about the history of Marrakech and Morocco.

Thank shilman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really loved walking the ruins of this old palace. The history and architecture are very impressive. The rattling of hundreds of storks that live in the palace adds a very special touch to the atmosphere. Don't miss the great view from the terrace :-)

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place where to cool down and escape from the noisy Marrakech. The ticket is very cheap 10dh and the garden itself is nothing special, as the palace. It's more the atmosphere, the calm and the nice tiles that make the place a bit more...More

Thank stefac2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a big stunning ruin of the palace. It is unique and has large basin, now filled in with orange orchids. There is a room to view the history and 3D image of the palace. A great in site into the history of the palace....More

Thank nazbd11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The floor plans let you visualise how it all was distributed, how all the protocol happened, and how visitors would be amazed by the power of the ruler. Vast garden, fountains and pools to welcome and amaze the visitors while they waited. Also gives you...More

Thank Luisferdeguate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite this palace being largely a ruin, it's still an incredible place to visit. There's plenty of information dotted round giving you an idea of what it used to look like and there's a real sense of peace there. The stalks nesting on the walls...More

Thank MelPB89
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Is there an entry fee ? If so, how much per person ?
21 June 2017|
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Response from Joop V | Reviewed this property |
The fee is 20 Dirham, approx. 2 euro. Ask for the ticket. or else you will be supporting the guy's family. ;-)
saj p
infant is free i hired private car for me and my family but it's not far from kutubia mosque. out side palace there lots shops and restaurant over there one minutes distence from there
19 November 2015|
Response from saj p | Reviewed this property |
if you go by taxy , do bargain i hired a privet taxi for all day. and it was quit cheap and easy for me.
What are the Hours?
27 October 2015|
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Response from saj p | Reviewed this property |
9.00 am to 5.00 pm during a day