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Dar Si Said Museum

Derb El Bahia - Riad Zitoun el-Jedid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
212 (0) 24 44 24 64
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Here you’ll find a solid exhibition of historic and some contemporary Moroccan art. The building itself is full of intricate Byzantine designs and colors.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“bahia palace” (41 reviews)
“moroccan arts” (4 reviews)
“carved doors” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Derb El Bahia - Riad Zitoun el-Jedid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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212 (0) 24 44 24 64
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"bahia palace"
in 41 reviews
"moroccan arts"
in 4 reviews
"carved doors"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 9 reviews
"tile work"
in 7 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 10 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 3 reviews
"guide book"
in 3 reviews
"lovely garden"
in 3 reviews
"an oasis"
in 3 reviews
"courtyard"
in 28 reviews
"architecture"
in 25 reviews
"pottery"
in 15 reviews
"objects"
in 8 reviews
"fountain"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dar Si Said is one of the most popular folklore museums in Marrakesh and its exhibition is housed in an old palace that combines artisan craftwork and Islamic-moorish architecture. In fact the museum is located in a palace belonged to the younger brother of the...More

Thank Marziomartel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My partner wanted to go, as she is very interested in textiles. However for me, the architecture, ceilings, carvings and mosaics in this place are fantastic.

Thank Jezny
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum was quite and peaceful. Very beautiful carpets and well presented. All staff friendly and good value entry fee. There is no cafe and nothing to buy so take a drink and a snack with you. Bananas, oranges and fountain. Well worth a visit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely exquisite building housing intricate carvings and mosaics and beautiful displays. The mosaics are extraordinary!

Thank Jill B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of Morrocan Tapestry well chronicled and displayed with an amazing garden! Definitely worth visiting if visiting Marrakech!

Thank Hubert L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tranquil atmosphere makes the visit very special and unforgettable. We were there almost alone...which is quite unusual in these days...

Thank Zuzana55
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

The museum opened its doors only a few days ago in a beautiful area of the city. The displays have to be adjusted, some relevant comments about the rugs are missing, but the staff is working on it. The building in itself is worth visiting...More

1  Thank Jean-Claude A
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This fabulous palace museum has just reopened and its is stunning. Worth the time to find it. It is one of the best examples of kind of 19th century hispanic-moorish craftsmanship you will see. Its is better than the more famous places, with elaborate plaster-work...More

Thank CassandraPybus
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Hi everyone, In case anyone is wondering, yes Dar Si Said is close now for renovation. It will reopen on 1st July, as what I was told by some locals.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Stunning architecture, lovely garden and amazing Moroccan objects, worth a visit while in Marrakesh.

Thank Tina K
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Response from Anya252 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you mean by “long-term”. We were there in January and some rooms where still accessible (although there was nothing in them other than the wonderful walls and ceilings). The garden/courtyard was certainly... More
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