Erected in the 16th century, El Badi Palace was crafted from some of the most expensive materials of the period. The sultan Ahmad al-Mansur ordered the palace's construction in gold and onyx, with marble colonnades and crystal embellishments. Sadly, one of the sultan's successors looted the palace, leaving behind a brick skeleton that today provides a home for a population of storks. The scale, the story, and the storks all make this an important and evocative monument to explore. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to El Badi Palace by using our Marrakech trip site.
Tours to El Badi Palace
$58 BOOK WITH VIATOR Marrakech City Tour Hop On - Hop Off + ATV Around the Palm Grove
Duration: 1 to 48 hours
$55 BOOK WITH VIATOR Day trip from Marrakech to Atlas Mountains and berber villages including lunch
Duration: 8 to 10 hours
$178 BOOK WITH VIATOR Marrakech City Tour with Private Business Car- Private Experience
Duration: 6 to 7 hours
El Badi Palace reviews
Amazing place in the middle of the hectic city, we loved exploring the history of the palace and to spend time looking around and relaxing more »
Enjoyed walking around and learning the history of the palace. There was mostly French and Arabic, but also a fair amount of English on the signs. Make sure you also go up to the terrace to get the... more »
Easily spent an hour here enjoying palace ruins. Well sign posted and pleasant to walk around with not too many tourists. Go up to the terrace for the best view.
I loved so much the spaciousness and tranquility of this spot. Worth every coin of entrance admission. It is like another city inside Marrakech. Please explore a little bit as there are some hidden amazing photos all around. Great views of the city as well. A super actitivy i wouldn’t forgive if you miss.
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