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“Great architecture worth a visit” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bou Inania Medersa

Bou Inania Medersa
Talaa Kebira, Fes, Morocco
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Ranked #6 of 32 Attractions in Fes
Type: Architectural Buildings
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great architecture worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

The architecture is great - it made it a little more interesting having a knowledgable guide with us - he was 150dh for three hours and for this visit he definitely added a lot.

There isn't much guidance here (for example the marble on the floor was traded with Italy - 1kg marble for 1kg sugar) so the guide made it much more interesting.

It was 10 dh to enter but well worth it.

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119 reviews 119 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“Truly beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Madersas are schools of Koranic study. As non-Muslims aren't allowed in mosques in Marrakech, this is your best chance to see the best of religious architecture and decoration, and it's well worth it. You pay a small fee to go in, and you might not be allowed in prayer time, but we went away and came back, and we weren't sorry

Visited October 2012
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San Ramon, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“This is in great condition considering it's age (circa 1350). Rooftop terrace has best view of the city.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

If you're a history buff, even mildly, you are guaranteed to like this place. They don't build them like this anymore

Visited October 2012
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
“must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

if you want to go back with time and live the authenticity then you should visit this stunning medersa . you will be delighted by it's beautiful architecture . so , dont miss it.

Visited October 2012
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L'Aquila, Italy
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“nice medera”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

the building is great and old , there is a lot of medersa there ( medersa bou inania , medersa attarine and medersa el andalou..) , really it' worth it to see

Visited September 2012
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