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Address: Marrakech, Morocco
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Nice gardens and architecture

While Westerners aren't allowed in the mosque (understandably), this is still worth a visit if in the area. The architecture is quite impressive and the gardens are really... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
Tertius L
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London, United Kingdom

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Marrakech, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The medrassa Ben Youssef must be one of the highlight of Marrakech .It attracts all the tourists of this city to enjoy the old buildings in Marrakech and to learn about the Moroccan old educational system.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

While Westerners aren't allowed in the mosque (understandably), this is still worth a visit if in the area. The architecture is quite impressive and the gardens are really tranquil. Still, not too much to see so I wouldn't spend more than an hour here.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

This is the best mosque in Marrakech. Ornate wooden roof, amazing mimber, amazing tiled courtyard with ablution area. Area for women is to the left and very peaceful. Welcoming to Muslims from everywhere. I enjoyed prayers here.

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Thank ZEEM1
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Non Muslims are not allowed in so it's just a wall, most likely to walk past though so I wouldn't go just for it specially.

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Sydney
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601 reviews
416 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We are staying in Marrakech mediun term, so we have plenty of time to amble around, as a result during our many walks after lunch, we have been to the mosquees, this one is easy to see without getting hassled, and defineately worth some photo's, also there is a fruit and vegetable market near by on the way to Riad... More 

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Thank JnVSydney
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A wonderful building with many small rooms and courtyards, all ornately decorated with mosaics and carvings, It must of taken years to complete! Once you have seen one palace you have seen them all, very similar through out the whole or Marrakesh.

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Thank Ian C
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Lovely building to visit, beautiful and interesting, there were a lot of small rooms upstairs! Some were tiny! If you visit Marrakesh you have got to visit this place!

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Thank B13b
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Another mosque in Marrakech. You can't go inside and is not that impressive from the outside. So take the photo and move on to the next one.

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Thank Charlie B
Odense, Danmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

As for every mosque you connot come in side as a non-muslim. So rating concerns the outside which might not be fair.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

right next to the madrasa (which is well worth a visit), so it's a nice place to stop and take photo as only muslims are allowed entry.

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