Below is an illustrated index of the 2 Saadian sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.
Ben Youssef MedersaMarrakesh, MoroccoProbably the most beautiful building in Marrakesh, this medieval Islamic school features intricate woodwork, stucco, and tiny student dormitories with balconies.
Saadian TombsMarrakesh, MoroccoThis site next to the old kasbah was used for burials throughout the Saadian period (beginning 1557), then sealed up for centuries. It contains two mausoleums and nearly 200 tiled tombs of royals.