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Cherratin Medersa

Derb Zaouia, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Lovely

This is one of the places you have to visit while staying in Fez. This place has a very authentic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert G
Not built by the Marinid Dynasty

Cheraatin Madrasa was completed in the 17th century and catered for 150 students as the biggest... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
thesmdm
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  • Average1%
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“school” (2 reviews)
“century” (2 reviews)
“architecture” (2 reviews)
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Derb Zaouia, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the places you have to visit while staying in Fez. This place has a very authentic feel and a lovely devor.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Cheraatin Madrasa was completed in the 17th century and catered for 150 students as the biggest school at the time. The architecture is very impressive.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed April 17, 2017

A splendid historic school that every tourist should visit in my opinion. It is a pure bliss to walk in the patio.

Thank John C
Reviewed March 15, 2017

On the contrary of the - indeed much more beautiful - medersas Biu Inania and Attarine, this one has the monopoly advantage that you can visit the complete building, and that's very interesting. And we where the only tourists there!

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed July 1, 2016

A unique building restored with a great taste. Everything appears to look exactly as it was built centuries ago

Thank FabrizziaMontello
Reviewed June 25, 2016

This is the first medersa we visited as part of the tour in Fes el Bali. I was blown away by the architecture - it felt like i was transported into a different time. The beauty of this place is well maintained. I highly recommend...More

1  Thank Kristhea P
Reviewed March 12, 2015

this mederssa from the best mederssa in the medina just for the people how they are intressting on history and it located in the center of medina near the souks

2  Thank manuella b
Reviewed February 28, 2015

This madrasa is not easily found, tucked away not far from Qarawiyyeen mosque. Not everybody comes here but if you do, you will find the most peaceful lovely place. The geometry of the ornamentation lends you peace of mind and calmness and make sure you...More

2  Thank Nadia B
Reviewed December 29, 2014

This medersa dates from the 17th century and is different from other the other, older medersas. It is much taller and less decorated, but still very elegant thanks to its large Moorish arches on four sides around a courtyard. This is also the only medersa...More

3  Thank BobPraz
Reviewed December 20, 2014

Very beautiful and impressive. There is a fee to this attraction less than 1 euro. The best way to visit it is with a guide to explain you about the kings in Marroco and history of the place.

Thank Nany M
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