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In the heart of the Old Medina lies Masjid al Qarawiyyin, dating back to the 9th century it is believed to be the world's oldest university and established by a woman, Fatima al Fihri. It is only open to Muslims and we were fortunate to...More
This was a place I really wanted to see, but unless you can demonstrate that you are a moslem, then you are denied entrance. So even if you are a moslem that doesnt speak arabic or french, then you have no chance. There is no...More
From what we could see from the doorway, it looked very nice. It would have been nicer if we were allowed entry. One of the staff at the tour took our camera and snapped some photos inside the mosque (which was amazing- and we didn't...More
You can get glimpses through open doors. If you are very polite and your wife is covered they let you go as far as the first step.
Also worth hunting views of all the green roofs from terraces of medina restaurants.