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Wonderful architecture

Non-muslims are not allowed in the mosque, but the architecture you can see from the exterior is amazing. Non-muslims, however, can go inside the near by Ben Youssef madrasa... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Menlo Park, California
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Menlo Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Non-muslims are not allowed in the mosque, but the architecture you can see from the exterior is amazing. Non-muslims, however, can go inside the near by Ben Youssef madrasa, which is also amazing.

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A spectacular courtyard forms the centre of this building. The decoration is just beautiful. Don't leave Marrakech without visiting it and looking down into the courtyard from one of the student cells.

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Marrakech, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

The medrassa Ben Youssef must be one of the highlight of Marrakech .It attracts all the tourists of this city to enjoy the old buildings in Marrakech and to learn about the Moroccan old educational system.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

While Westerners aren't allowed in the mosque (understandably), this is still worth a visit if in the area. The architecture is quite impressive and the gardens are really tranquil. Still, not too much to see so I wouldn't spend more than an hour here.

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Thank Tertius L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

This is the best mosque in Marrakech. Ornate wooden roof, amazing mimber, amazing tiled courtyard with ablution area. Area for women is to the left and very peaceful. Welcoming to Muslims from everywhere. I enjoyed prayers here.

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Non Muslims are not allowed in so it's just a wall, most likely to walk past though so I wouldn't go just for it specially.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We are staying in Marrakech mediun term, so we have plenty of time to amble around, as a result during our many walks after lunch, we have been to the mosquees, this one is easy to see without getting hassled, and defineately worth some photo's, also there is a fruit and vegetable market near by on the way to Riad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A wonderful building with many small rooms and courtyards, all ornately decorated with mosaics and carvings, It must of taken years to complete! Once you have seen one palace you have seen them all, very similar through out the whole or Marrakesh.

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Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Lovely building to visit, beautiful and interesting, there were a lot of small rooms upstairs! Some were tiny! If you visit Marrakesh you have got to visit this place!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Another mosque in Marrakech. You can't go inside and is not that impressive from the outside. So take the photo and move on to the next one.

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