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One of the most culturally interesting attractions in Fès

The Médersa Cherratine is one of the most important universities of the world, founded in 1670 by... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Rome, Italy
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Best Medersa experience in town

This Medersa is not far from the much more famous Attarine Medersa, but allows tourists to step... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Corrado R
Vedano al Lambro, Italy
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

When we were there we couldn’t go into the students bedrooms so limited to the courtyard. It has recently been refurbished by UNESCO. Beautiful archways and carvings. Worth a stop if you’re in the area.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The Médersa Cherratine is one of the most important universities of the world, founded in 1670 by the Sultan Rachid-ben-Chèrif in the center of old Médina named “Fès-el-Bali”. The city of Fès was founded by Sultan Idrīs I in 789 b. C. and is the...More

Thank Marziomartel
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This Medersa is not far from the much more famous Attarine Medersa, but allows tourists to step into the students' rooms and the upper floors, giving a very good flavor of this historical place finely decorated with carved wood and plaster. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Typical style of houses for living and working of a big Family with fine art mosaiques, gates and rooms.

Thank Roland K
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This Medersa or school was used by students who would go there for a few months to devote themselves to the study of the Koran. I'm not sure why it's not used anymore but apparently more than 200 students used to go there regulary. We...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Beautiful architectural work, it is essential to visit this type of buildings to discover even more the Moroccan culture

Thank OliviaA1270
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Cheraatin Madrasa was completed in the 17th century and catered for 150 students as the biggest school at the time. The architecture is very impressive.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 16 March 2017

On the contrary of the - indeed much more beautiful - medersas Biu Inania and Attarine, this one has the monopoly advantage that you can visit the complete building, and that's very interesting. And we where the only tourists there!

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is the first medersa we visited as part of the tour in Fes el Bali. I was blown away by the architecture - it felt like i was transported into a different time. The beauty of this place is well maintained. I highly recommend...More

2  Thank Kristhea P
Reviewed 13 March 2015

this mederssa from the best mederssa in the medina just for the people how they are intressting on history and it located in the center of medina near the souks

2  Thank manuella b
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