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Bou Inania Medersa

Talaa Sghira, Fes 30110, Morocco
+212 614-905706
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prayer hall” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Talaa Sghira, Fes 30110, Morocco
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+212 614-905706
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"moroccan architecture"
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"non muslims"
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"prayer hall"
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"cedar wood"
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"geometric patterns"
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"student rooms"
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"carved stucco"
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"tile work"
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"beautiful building"
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"water clock"
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"worth a visit"
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"blue gate"
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Sumptuously Decorated this large medusa was a residence school for young students. Although you can only visit the court yard, the stained glass windows and the amazing tilework make this place a "Must Visit' place in Fes.

1  Thank asiahand1
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

If you have visited the much larger Attarin Medersa and liked that you should also make sure to see this one. Smaller in scale but in many ways more beautifully decorated. It has a small open mosque inside which is a unique feature to look...More

1  Thank marekw
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Photographs do not do justice to the overwhelming effect of the elaborate decoration that cover the walls of this building.

Thank rick b
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

If you have already been exposed to Moroccan architecture, you might want to skip this one, as there is not to much to see. I personally enjoyed ‘El Glaoui Palace’ more, despite it being run down you can walk around and enter different rooms. Pros:...More

Thank Mercedes G
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

The courtyard of the Medersa is gorgeous. Yes, the designs and work is similar to elsewhere in Morocco, but that does not detract from the beauty. I note other reviewers have said it is not worth the 20 DRH entrance fee. I strongly disagree -...More

Thank GVancouver
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Firstly, I need to point out the the map reference for this site on Trip Advisor is wrong. The address itself is right (it is about 100 m from the Blue Gate in the medina) but when you click on the address it opens up...More

Thank J0anned568
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Attarin was closed for construction so we were advised to visit this one instead. Small but well kept and you can see amasingly detailed work all fresh post rain.

Thank Ge S
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Paid 20 dihrams, which is twice the price of otehr attractions in Morocco. The main courtyard is ornate, but after a while you get sick of seeing the same Islamic architecture everywhere The viewing is restricted essentially to the main courtyard

Thank SeemsTVL
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Who describes this beautiful didn't see real mosques in other arab countries.This is an old mosque that you will visit in 3 minutes and is not even worthe the 20drh entrance fee.They make some money and like all Fes all is overcharged much better in...More

Thank danico22
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The Bou Inania Madrasa in fez, was founded in AD1351-56 by Abu Inan Faris and is widely acknowledged as an excellent example of Marinid architecture. Today it is the only Madrasa in Fez with a minaret, and one of a few religious places in Morocco...More

2  Thank 811michael
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