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Ben Youssef Madrasa

Kaat Benahid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 661-555210
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Kaat Benahid, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 661-555210
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Reviewed May 27, 2015

This Madrasa is absolutely stunning. Moroccan architecture is like nothing you will experience in Europe, and this place shows it perfectly. The Madrasa is very calm, peaceful and has a wonderful beauty to it. There was absolutely 0 waiting time to get in, no rush...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Medersa Ben Youssef will amaze you if it is your first encounter with Moroccan tile and carvings. If you have already seen a lot of other buildings, this one will not stand out but it is still beautiful. It is small and can be...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2015

Don't be persuaded by a young local to guide you there. We were taken on 'walk about' in 40 degrees plus for 20 minutes only to come back to the place we started from and he had the nerve to say our 50 dirum tip...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2015

If you go on your own to this site you will enjoy the wonderful architecture and beautiful tiling but you would struggle to understand the usage and importance of the place. We were fortunate to be taken by a guide who explained its function as...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2015

An oasis of quiet to the north of the souks close to the Museum of Marrakesh. Go through the polished brass door for the boutique and tearoom with a book exchange

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Reviewed May 26, 2015

I was kind of 'lost' trying to find it however it is worth a look. Not a huge place. A couple of hours is more than enough. There is nothing to really made me wow! and nothing to dislike.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Enjoyed visiting this Islamic site. Tiles were amazing. Nice spiritual place to visit. I must see if you are visiting Marrakech.

Thank Luis R
Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is a beautiful example of Moorish architecture,lovely tilework and carved wood.It is very peaceful which is a good thing in Marrakech.

Thank teddybear64
Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Lovely place, you got to go see!! Spent a good hour looking around and it costs penny's to get in. The architecture is stunning

Thank Adebrogan
Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a magnificent example of Moroccan architecture, mosaics, and woodcarvings. Do not miss this gem!

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March 11, 2017|
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Response from Samhita S | Reviewed this property |
I would set aside a maximum of 1.5 hrs for this attraction.
March 9, 2017|
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Response from R0se_S_12 | Reviewed this property |
Depends how young they are, it's architecture, so their interest might wander if you stay too long. Nothing inappropriate inside and well worth the visit.
February 26, 2017|
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Response from Canuto7 | Reviewed this property |
Around 400 and 500 dirham for a 6h tour of THE CITY, including the Madrasa.