“Bahia”: literally, the marvellous, the brilliant, this name probably refers to the favourite wife of Ba ahmed, the grand vizier who had the palace built. The plans were designed by the Marrakchi architect si Mohamed el Mekki el Mesfioui, like a real labyrinth reflecting the whims of a powerful man. The best Moroccan and andalousian craftsmen worked on this palace for fourteen years. The tiles were imported from Tetouan, the marble from Meknes while the cedar wood used for the painted and shimmering ceilings came from the atlas.


  • Opening hours: daily from 9h to 16h30.
  • Location: Riad Zitoune el Jadid street, near the place of the tinsmiths
  • Phone. : +212 5 24 38 91 79
  • Email : palaisbahia@yahoo.fr
  • Rates: Adults 10 dhs, children under 12 years 3dhs.
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