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“Respite from the Medina” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bou Inania Medersa

Bou Inania Medersa
Talaa Kebira, Fes, Morocco
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Ranked #7 of 31 Attractions in Fes
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Melbourne, Australia
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204 reviews 204 reviews
84 attraction reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
“Respite from the Medina”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Said to be the oldest continuous Madrasa in the world. Beautiful mosaic and Koran inscriptions adorn the inside. Aside from the chatter from the other tour groups, you could effectively cut yourself off from all the surrounding noise of the medina – this is thanks to thick walls and gives the impression that the Madrasa could be located in the middle of nowhere.

Visited January 2013
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Kansas City, Kansas
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“Excellent medrasa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Liked how it was central and only cost 20 Dhm to get into. Very beautiful indeed. I think it is number one destination on tours as it gets very popular with tourists.

Visited February 2013
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Chicago
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A must-see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Lovely and worth the trip. It is best to have a knowledgable guide with you - Harper your Riad help you find one.

Visited February 2013
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Reykholt, Iceland
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8 attraction reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Amazing detail!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

One of our highlights. The detail in the architecture is extremely impressive and I could easily have just sat there for hours if time would have allowed...

Visited December 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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25 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Very Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

It was a nice place, with beautiful tiles and we took a lot of pictures. If you have a guide, he can explain things to you.

Visited December 2012
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