The beautiful necropolis was built by the Saadian Sultan Ahmed el Mansour in the late 16th century as a final resting place for himself and his successors. There are 66 indoor tombs, lavishly decorated with colourful, intricate mosaics. The central mausoleum, the Hall of the Twelve Columns, is exceptionally ornate with a high vaulted roof, furnished with stunning carved cedar panels and columns of grey Italian marble.
Address: Rue de la Kasbah near the city walls in the old city, beneath the minaret of the Kasbah mosque
Opening times: Wednesday to Monday, 8am to 11:45am and 2:30pm to 5:45pm
Admission: 10 dirhams