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Bou Inania Medersa

Talaa Sghira, Fes 30110, Morocco
+212 614-905706
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“non muslims” (19 reviews)
“cedar wood” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Talaa Sghira, Fes 30110, Morocco
+212 614-905706
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

If you don't have a guide, don't bother. If you do, you'll learn all about how the medersa works and the education people receive.

Thank AhuvafromTX
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

After visiting the main medersa in Marrakech, I was expecting something similar. It was a bit disappointing with most of the medersa inaccessible to non-Muslims or blocked off completely. Still worth a visit if you're not going to Marrakech however.

Thank DougR1990
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This is the place to go if you want to see ancient Moroccan art and architecture and be transported back into another era. Built some 1100 years ago, it stands to this day as a testament to how important these buildings were/are. Students would live...More

Thank Yasine H
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Whilst the interior of this Medersa has impressive decor and tiling, that's about as far as it goes and you really won't spend more than 15mins here. It's worth popping in but don't expect it to kill much time. Certain areas are shut off to...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This is really amazing. Make sure you go when it's open to non Muslims (unless you're Muslim of course). It's really an incredible building.

Thank Cat M
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Taking into account that this people is not very specialized in taking care of their monuments and ruins as they are not conserved in a very good way, this medersa is a good opportunity to enjoy Marroquin art and architecture.

Thank Ruben G
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We enjoyed our visit to this lovely Medursa. The carvings are beautiful and so intricate. A very peaceflu place after all the hustle and blustle of the medina.

Thank Samantha05233
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Since you can't go in the mosques in Morocco, the medersas are one of the few ways of seeing the religious architecture. This medersa is fantastic. There is a square, with intricately worked decoration all round it. You can also see some of the rooms...More

1  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Really mesmerisimg to see how delicately institutions of education were carved. As soon as you enter the Mederssa and the door behind you shuts you from the rest of the Medina hustle bustle you tent to just stay alone with the years of mystical beauty...More

Thank Prateek J
Reviewed 10 May 2016

This koranic school admits non-muslims though it also holds a mosque. It has exquisite cedar wood carvings on beams, doors and screens as well as zellij tile work

Thank Niels R
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