Enter the Saadian tombs and uncover a rich background and examples of impressive embellishment!
The foundation of these tombs dates back to the 16th century, and the advancement of this site was started by order of Sultan Ahmed al-Mansur Saadi.
The website became a royal god's acre in 1557, complying with the funeral of the very first Saadian royal prince. These monuments were just uncovered in contemporary times, around 1917. After that, they were transformed into artistic solutions for their remediation.
The mausoleum gathers in fatality around sixty Saadians, an Arab empire that ruled Morocco from 1524 to 1659 and who made sure to embellish the website throughout their power.
The monument is composed of a prayer room and three funerary areas.
The decor of the three latter is inspired by the Hispano-Moorish style. In the courtyard of the mausoleum, the tombs of Saadian soldiers are grouped near the yard of the necropolis.
Guides are available to check out the tombs; it is possible, however, to browse through them yourself.