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Dar Si Said Museum description and photos - Morocco: Marrakesh. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Dar Si Said Museum.
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The Dar Si Said Museum is one of the cultural attractions of the imperial city of Marrakech. It is located near the Bahia Palace in the building of the Dar Si Said Palace, which in 1932 was converted into a modern museum. This majestic and beautiful palace in the XIX century. erected Si Said bin Musa - the brother of Ba Ahmed.
According to Muslim traditions, the palace building is surrounded by powerful walls. An amazing garden with a beautiful gazebo and a fountain is laid out near it.
On the top floor of the palace there is a luxurious reception hall, which is a true masterpiece of Moorish art. From here there is a beautiful view of the Medina and the surroundings of Marrakech. All palace rooms are decorated with original stucco moldings and magnificent Zellidge tiles. The reception hall features exquisite wooden candlesticks and cedar benches upholstered in colored fabrics.
The Dar Si Said Museum presents various archaeological finds, including fragments of Fez architecture. The museum collection is located on three floors of the palace. The museum's exposition includes collections of weapons, doors, chests, carpets, ceramics, clothing and many other exhibits that testify to the skill of local artisans.
In the basement there are exhibition halls that open onto the riad. Here you can see large-sized exhibits, for example, chests, wooden doors. To the right of the entrance is a hall with everyday objects, and to the left is a hall with jewelry. At the far end of the palace garden, there is a hall that displays various kitchen utensils, on the first floor of the building there is a reception hall, on the second - a hall where exquisite country carpets are exhibited. Traditional clothing of the Uzguita tribe is displayed in the corridor.
The collection of the museum is often replenished with new and interesting exhibits. All information about the exhibits located in the Dar Si Said Museum is presented in Arabic and French.
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