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“What a beautiful site” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ali Ben Youssef Madrasa

Ali Ben Youssef Madrasa
Just off Rue Souk el Khemis, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5246-54578
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Ranked #6 of 88 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Educational Sites
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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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“What a beautiful site”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Very peaceful and beautiful monument in the heart of the Marrakech Souk. Liked the caligrapher who will inscribe your names in arabic for a very reasonable price. And loved the mosaics, the fountains, in fact the entire experience.

Visited January 2013
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“Beautiful Architecture!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Our of all the places we visited, except for maybe the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca the Madrasa al ben youssef had the most beautiful architecture and mosaics that we saw. I highly recommend a visit.

Visited December 2012
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Staffordshire UK
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“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

The architecture of this place is breathtaking, and although there were lots of visitors around, one can almost feel the tranquil atmosphere

Visited December 2012
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Hidden within the souk, this was a bit of a walk but the architecture was beautiful with lots of carved details. It would be a shame to go to Marrakech and not take the time to visit this Gem

Visited December 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Educational”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Loved the architecture and guide was very interesting when he talked about the history of the place.

Visited February 2012
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