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“Stunning!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ben Youssef Madrasa

Ben Youssef Madrasa
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Souks and Medinas of Marrakech Tour
Ranked #6 of 153 things to do in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Stunning!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

This is really worth seeing - definitely the historic highlight of the city. The intricate detail of the decoration is incredibly beautiful, and the tiny students' cells are fun to explore.

Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Needs TLC”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The building is a historic site but not properly preserved at all with bits of the plasters coming off, broken door frames, no English descriptions or explanations of what it was, how it was run, its history etc. Not the best value for money for the combined ticket of the extremely dirty and dusty museum and the madrassa.

Visited January 2013
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Kent in UK
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“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Amazing structure and intricate sculpture details. Tiny rooms giving you an idea of life in a Madrasa. 50DM to get in. No dislikes although it can be a bit difficult to find through the maze of streets and alleyways.

Visited January 2013
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“Old monument”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

very interesting monument and i recommand to everybody to see this monument. the medersa need a small reforme in order to make it as pefect as hestorical as much as possible.

Visited December 2012
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“Interesting but poor value”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Ornate building but little explanation and only 2 rooms had any artifacts etc . It is not easy to find and some more signage would be helpful

Visited January 2013
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