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Cherratin Medersa

Address: Derb Zaouia, Fes, Morocco
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Ranked #19 of 31 Attractions in Fes
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
40 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Very beautifull really,bit different to attarin medressa,difficult to find though,need a guide to take you to all these famous places really,but they are hidden gems-which must be seen

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new york
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

entrance fee was 10 dirham and it takes less than 30 minutes to look around. interesting student rooms .Whole place is empty even little spooky.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Clearly, all the Fes medresas are beautiful and a piece of art each one of them. But this one is still the most beautiful, in my opinion. It is because of its decoration which is more sober than of the other ones, and it was completely empty when I visited, so its a great interior to take photos in. Their... More 

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Austin, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Cherratin gets passed up in favor of Bou Inania, but this one is better preserved and you can visit the whole thing (hint: some of the bathrooms actually work, although clearly the flush toilets are new!). It'll give you a terrific glimpse into what life was life for a seminary student in the middle ages, when Fes was one of... More 

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13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

I say it the best medersa of Fes because it´s possible to look at the inside interiors like the student´s rooms which is not possible at other medersas in Fes. IT gives us the same impressions of European cloisters with their simple, small and non-decorated rooms.

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