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This place is temporarily closed.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Marrakech
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Rue Assouel, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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+212 644-727244
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was amazed with the filligran skills of the artists and stone and tile sculptors..the zelij technic is fascinating,. I was interested to vidit the zelij worksop, but we did not find any unfortunately

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just off one of the many narrow, winding alleys of the souks and bazaars you come across this beautiful little gem. Perhaps totally unexpected is the sheer beauty of this building and it’s intricate detailing. Definitely worth a visit to see the sheer craftsmanship of...More

1  Thank Ruzakis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we did not get to see the madrasa as it is closed. We were informed that it will be closed for a year for refurbishment, but I can’t remember in what month it will reopen. We were gutted that we couldn’t see the place...More

Thank ray s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for classic Islamic design and architecture. I enjoyed every part of it and it is right in the city and easy to get to. Must see if you like Islamic style, really beautiful.

Thank HighlandLass24
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We qued up for about an hour in crazy heat to see the tomb for ten seconds. Absolutely not worth it.

Thank 11,03,80,787
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Beautiful place with stunning tile work. It gets very crowded and it's difficult to move around or take pictures, but it's a must-see in Marrakech.

Thank md9512016
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I visited Ben Youssef last year and found it very beautiful but not terrible enjoyable. It was extremely busy, and it's almost impossible to appreciate the architecture without someone posing in the doorway/window/arch for the 'gram. Fine, but when you can't move for peoples boyfriends...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This was a good experience. Even the kids (aged 4 and 7) liked the place and the stories related there to. Also, a lovely place for a few family pictures.

2  Thank jesrok
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Guided tour of this place was good. Beautiful mosaic patterns and intricate decoration everywhere. Very hot inside but cool in places. Doesntbtake long to see it all

3  Thank joyfu106
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I have seen pictures of the Madrasa and was fascinated with the architecture. This is one of the things that I wanted to see in Marrakesh but it is under reconstruction. Disappointed.

1  Thank 66Jaime
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Dimitra A
25 June 2018|
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Response from pao53pat53 | Reviewed this property |
Tariffe e Orari - Medersa Ben Youssef medersa-ben-youssef. Lunedi – Domenica. 09:00 H – 17:00 H. “Chiuso per lavori di ristrutturazione fino al 2020”. Prezzo : 6 €. 2012 - 2018 © Copyright - Medersa Ben Youssef.
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Neekisia J
20 June 2018|
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Response from MRKSH2013 | Reviewed this property |
As I wrote below...I was over there this morning. It will be closed at least another 20 months.
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6 June 2018|
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Response from ALFATRANSPORTLUXE | Reviewed this property |
It's for free on Friday
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