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Rue Assouel, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed yesterday

Having major renovation, locals told us for up to two years although there was no signage to indicate this-not much to see from the outside sadly, very busy area for through traffic

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 847nickf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did visit as part of an organised tour and so pleased I did as our guide explained in detail what daily life in the madrassa was like, information which was not available or explained at the venue. Beautiful place but would benefit from having more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lizzie161
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice to look at site. Slightly more expensive to get in than some other sites. Unfortunately came at the same time as a very big tour group so had to queue to see a lot of the areas

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mars2567
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the Madrasa it was like a mini Alhambra in Granda. Wonderful architecture to the building with Superb finishes to match, it rather small but packs a major punch, mosaic design tiles, marble finishes matched with a couple of wonderful gardens in the middle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 12 December 2018

You should visit it if you go to Marrakech. One of the most impressive Madrassas in Morocco. A must see in the city

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JMR34Madrid
Reviewed 22 November 2018

really worth a visit : nice architecture and inspired style ; really beautiful place and very interesting for understanding the culture and part of muslim education

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank chrislea224
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

The madrassah is closed presently for restoration. However the walk in the medina to the madrassah was very interesting. We found lots of shopping at great prices. The museum attached to the madrassah was open.In need of an upgrade but found the pottery to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Abdool J
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building and gardens that showcase local and tribal rugs. The building is kept in immaculate condition and the visit is definitely worthwhile.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ryguy99
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The Ben Youssef Madrasa was a center of learning for over 6 centuries. The madrasa was founded at the beginning of the 14th century by the Moroccan monarch Abu el Hassan. It was enlarged and elegantly redecorated in 1570 during the Saadian dynasty, housing 900...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Carol A S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Amazing architecture and incredible interior details. Stunning building, that is a must-see. Could be a bit challenging, if you try to find the madrasa on your own, because it is in the medina, which is a real maze.

Date of experience: April 2018
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23 December 2018|
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25 June 2018|
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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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.