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Attarin Medersa

Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes, Morocco
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Ranked #5 of 33 Attractions in Fes
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

One of the most beautiful places I've seen on my trip, carvings and detailed artwork, calligraphy and ornamental details are amazing. Well worth a paid visit. Best photos from Morocco I had made here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Mind blowing architecture and immeasurably peaceful place within medina. I'd say one of the best preserved places. Must on a trip to Fes.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Typical architecture of old Medersa's (islamic school) in Morocco. Very well preserved and definitely worth the visit

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Noyemberyan, Armenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stopped by the Attarin Medersa while on a tour of the Medina and were blown away by the architecture, artwork, carvings and just beauty of the building. We were told a little about the history and must have taken 100 photos of the building. It is worth a quick visit and is perfect for those wanting to try out... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

One if the most beautiful places in Morocco. There are a lot of medersas and palaces but this one was really unique and an oasis in the center of the busy and loud medina of fes. It's like a harbourage after a long day shopping and visiting places in the medina. Go there, relax for some time, take picture, drink... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Ancient madrasah (school) with calligraphic tiling, beautiful stonework, lattice work. A small calming and charming place like many secrets behind doors in Fes.

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Fes-Boulemane Region, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Amazingly beautiful with a deep history, if you have an appreciation of art and architecture you will love this. Its amazing to see such an old islamic school. So beautiful. be sure to take a camera. This is not a full day out but a 15 minute stop while passing through the medina. At only £1 entry its well worth... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Architecture, history, decoration and art work are very nice. The water fountains did not have water. Nice place to visit if you are in the zone.

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Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

You will be amazed by the architecture and history behind this merdersa (Muslim school of old), especially the courtyard.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Lovely building with sublime tiling and decoration. Disappointing that the fountains were dry - it's a little thing, but since the water features are central to the design of the courtyard, the space would have been much more evocative - and pleasant.

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