Historical Monuments
Historical Monuments
Marrakech is known as the Pearl of the South or the Red City for its rich heritage.

Background

Palais Bahia

Built in the late 19th century by Si Moussa, the grand vizier of the Sultan for his personal use, the palace bears the name of one of his wives.

Medersa Ben Youssef

The historical building was built by artisans under the supervision of Saadien Abd Allah Al Ghalib in 1564-65. It was the largest Koranic university for students in sciences and theology.

Palais El Badi

The palace was commissioned by the Saadien Ahmed el Mansour Ad-dahbi to commemorate the victory of the Battle of the Three Kings in the year 986 of the Hégire (1578) over the Portuguese army.

Saadian Tombs

The cemetery was built in the 16th century by Ahmed Mansour for his ancestors, family and most faithful servants and soldiers.

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