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“Beautiful building” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ben Youssef Madrasa

Ben Youssef Madrasa
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Souks and Medinas of Marrakech Tour
Ranked #6 of 156 things to do in Marrakech
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Beautiful building”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Lose yourself in the maze of rooms and marvel at the stunning interior courtyard - definitely worth a visit.

Visited January 2013
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“Interesting!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

The history and the carved stucco took our breath away.It displays all the wonderful decorative detailing what was the golden age of Moroccan architecture. Well worth a visit!

Visited January 2013
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“Interesting site - an insight into centuries of learning”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

This was a very interesting historical site, best advice is to go with a guide who can provide much more information than a book

Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Impressive building which allows entry to non Muslims”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Well worth seeing. You can visit the 130 student cells which are very much like monk cells and where nearly 900 students from Muslim countries studied until the 60s. The building also consists of a main courtyard area with beautiful tiling and carved stucco and Koranic text, an ablutions basin and an elaborately decorated prayer hall also with Koranic calligraphy. Impressive.

Visited November 2012
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“Stunning architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Islamic art and architecture fantastic to the eyes! Probably my favorite monument in Marrakech! Water basin reflection heaven for photographers..

Visited January 2013
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