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Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes, Morocco
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All reviews islamic school entrance fee souk el stucco walls beautiful architecture southern spain worth a short visit tour guide to explain cedar wood prayer hall main courtyard tile work little details great place to visit every corner blue gate carvings
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing place to see the exquisite Moroccan architecture. It was nice to be able to visit the inside instead of standing in the doorway (like the many mosques). A definite must

Thank TonyD008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see when visiting Fes. Space is at a premium in the medina, but here it opens out into the most wonderful courtyard, with the superb artisanship of the period fully displayed in its zellige mosaic tiles, intricate stuccowork above and beautful...More

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place you should go in Fes. Inside is not big but is beautiful. It is close to the blue gate and easy to find. We first arrived at its back gate and thought it was close. We asked and ppl showed us the main entrance....More

Thank peggyau
Reviewed 26 September 2018

About the only religious building you can get into as a non-Muslim. Lovely tiles and plaster work. No rush, spend as long as you like. Worth the entry fee.

Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We stopped by the El-Attarine Medersa for a short visit. It takes its name from the Souk El-Attarine, the spice and perfume market. A Medersa is a school. The architecture is beautiful. It was completed in 1325 and is in great condition. I was so...More

2  Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is an old Islamic school located in the middle of the Fes Medina. It is designed with magnificent ornate tilework, absolutely gorgeous carved stucco walls and pilars and intricate woodwork decorate this wonderful, old medersa. It is worth a look.

Thank TwinTourists
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Not as stunning as Bou Inania Medersa, this place is is interesting to visit to see the students rooms and its inner courtyard . The entrance fee is a modest $2.

1  Thank asiahand1
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Well restored and quite wonderful Medersa. Do go up the stairs and visit the rooms of the students and the stairwells

1  Thank marekw
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a very typical building from Fez which is still in excellent shape. The interior court is beautiful.

1  Thank WalterMgreen
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This was an overpowering experience. The architecture and the decorative manoevres in this Medressa were a sensory overdose. Every corner you look to, you will find colour, form, shape that will gratify your thirst for beauty

1  Thank Taher L
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