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Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Inside the medina, this medersa is possibly the most beautiful and interesting building to visit. It's also a calm oasis inside the craziness of the walled city. There is a fee of MD20 to visit (about $US2) but it's well worth it. Cash only.

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extraordinary architecture, a beautiful building and well maintained too. You will at once feel it like a oasis of calm and you can hardly hear the busy outside world. Enjoy the use of tiles, cedar wood as well as stucco walls combined fantastic. It is...More

2  Thank springbank
Reviewed 16 October 2017

If you miss Ali Ben Youssef in Marrakech, you could find something similar here. We had a good guide explaining all the artwork, archtecture and background of the college which was very impressive.

Thank Ying Z
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Medersa are scattered throughout the Medina but this is the only one you can enter. A guide is recommended to understand the dramatic changes in Islamic educational customs from the time of this construction to the present.

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice architecture. The designs are almost identical to Bou Inania but this building is smaller in size. You may want to give this a miss if you have already visited Bou Inania.

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It's pretty and the artistry is well done. However, once you see this one, you won't need to visit any others in Morocco. They all look the same and generally don't have any history behind them. Cheap to get in though.....20 dhms.

Thank Levi N
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I have visited many historical buildings in Fes and other Morocco medinas and I found Attarin Medersa is the best in design and maintenance.

Thank anita n
Reviewed 22 August 2017

there is a small entrance fee, but it s well spend. You need either a book guide or tour guide to explain the details and the history behind it.

Thank lola2882
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The details of the wall craftwork is amazing. The guide gave us explanation on how the building is used back in the past and it adds the historical meaning of the building.

Thank Wida197
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Our guide explained the nuances of the building and the school. I would have liked to have seen the dormitories as well. The cedar door is really pretty, and opens onto a courtyard with a fountain.

Thank ImeldaMario
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