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Attarin Medersa

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Address: Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes 30030, Morocco
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We went back in time as soon as we entered the school. It is one of the oldest schools in the world. It was wonderful to see the Arabian designs and architecture. It took us about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
mimiuk2016
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went back in time as soon as we entered the school. It is one of the oldest schools in the world. It was wonderful to see the Arabian designs and architecture. It took us about a few hours to complete the visit

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best places in the medina of Fes. It shows the arabian designs. It has an antique feeling all around. This was one of a kind experience.

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Fes, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For us it was very interesting because we had a really good official tourguide and he explained us about medrasa and a little bit about islam.

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Thank ivakovacic
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

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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Thank Jay-D-Boston-2016
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 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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Thank Tiago A
Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Thank j0hns00n
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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Thank Fahim A
Copley, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
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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