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Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historic place to visit. Every little details are breathtaking. I would suggest to have a tour guide to explain the details in order to get full detailed information

Thank Sabrina D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attarine medersa was built on orders of Marinid Sultan Uthman II in 1325 and it is located in the spiritual centre of Fes, near the Qarawiyin Mosque. Marinids were patrons of madrasas, with goal of promoting Sunni teachings to counterbalance thriving local Sufi practices. Medersa...More

4  Thank NikolaCelic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited when we were in Fez and this was the second medersa I wanted to see after Bou Inania. Sadly the weather wasn't great, and the terrace was not open - would have had a view of the Kairaouine mosque and medina, if so. The...More

Thank doofvfood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good place for the tourist to spend time. A pretty well designed building. Use a guide otherwise you waste time.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 9 December 2017

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 5 December 2017 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
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