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Attarin Medersa

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Address: Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes 30030, Morocco
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$56*
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Great school to visit

this was the perfect monument to visit. It took us about a few hours to complete . We took some of our best pictures in the Madrassa

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jay-D-Boston-2016
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was the perfect monument to visit. It took us about a few hours to complete . We took some of our best pictures in the Madrassa

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a really really small square, and that's it. Pay only if this will be the only Medersa that you'll be able to enter in your whole life. If you've been (or will be) in any another, like in Marrakech, really, don't waste your money in this one. Save it to a nice meal.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

and this one can be visited even if you are not muslim. An incredible piece of art and architecture. Don't miss it. Not the most famous but worth the Bouanania medersa.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Unfortunately we did not get to see inside. However, if the beautiful architecture outside is a preview to what we can expect from inside this mederza, it must be worth spending some time inside especially with a tour guide. As a non Muslim, the local guides were a real help as they talk about the places, the sights and sounds... More 

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Augusta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We didn't get to go all the way inside, and I'm not sure how other non-Muslims DID get to go inside. Our guide said that we were not allowed. We saw true beauty of mosaics, carpets, architecture, etc, from the little bit that we got to see from peeking our heads in just a little way. It is just another... More 

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Thank Kay M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Amazing to see the intricate work in the doors, walls and woodwork. We were in Fes with our kids but did not bring them here so we could take our time taking pictures and getting the history.

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Copley, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

As a school and not a mosque we were allowed to go in as non-muslims. Great to see an original, authentic mosque on the inside.

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

You most likely will walk by while you are roaming around the Medina so why not stop in and see this amazing architecture. The mosaic and ceiling detail are special. There isn't much to do here but the site is worth seeing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

You only get to see the central courtyard but the architecture is amazing. And it's very cheap. Well worth looking at.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

One of the two open Medersa's in Fes, we went in with a city guide early in the morning and it was almost empty, making for the best pictures.

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