Bahia Palace, Marrakech

4.2
#2 of 19 in Historic Sites in Marrakech
A royal complex of buildings and gardens, Bahia Palace dates back to the 1860s. The sprawling ensemble of courtyards and rooms boast ornamental flourishes all around, with intricate woodwork, stained glass, and gold decorations throughout. The harem stands as the most lavishly appointed area, in which the many wives and concubines of the resident grand vizier were once housed. Put Bahia Palace into our Marrakech online itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Marrakech.
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  • The Moroccan version of a harem. Beautiful and well maintained, beautiful ceilings and decorations from the Arabian nights. One of your stops in Marrakech
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  • I think that is the most beautiful and spectacular in Marrakech, with three styles, excellent decorated ceilings and large rooms, a recent rehabilitation have marred an enclosure with inadequate materials and colors
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  • This is clearly a must-see in Marrakech. From the entrance till the end there is a good wow factor. I expected it to be smaller honestly, but I have been positively surprised. Plan at least 1hour to e...  more »
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  • One of the better attractions in Marrakech. We loved how peaceful it was. The architecture is stunning and we ended up spending a few hours there. Definitely a must-do in Marrakech. The palace is stroller-friendly, you might have to go down a couple of steps but we did it with our twin stroller without any problem.
  • I came here after the Badii palace to see where they took all the decorations! This palace is extremely intricate and makes for some great pictures. Expect to be here 1-2 hours. Come near opening or closing to avoid crowds if you're looking to get good pictures a bit easier. It is still possible to get good pictures while crowded because there is so much space to spread out.
  • What an amazing palace! It may be true that I visited this palace because my grandmother have the same name, but man I am happy I did. This place is astonishing, so big with so many rooms all covered by time bites of tiles. We had no guide so we used our imagination to what the rooms where and how old they were and what they were used for. But honestly if you like history I think this place have plenty of. There were also a beautiful garden in the back. Don’t use or even go near the toilet in this place, man it was disgusting. But man so many tiles covered rooms.
  • Its a nice palace with nice gardens, just 10 dirham entry well worth it. Some nice wood, paint and stucco work. Good to wander about for an hour or 2
  • MUST VISIT in Marrakech. The place is huge - larger than your expectation. Takes couple of hours to finish the whole visit. Would recommend to get a tour guide - great way to learn the history and culture of Morocco
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