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This place is temporarily closed.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Marrakech
Contact
Rue Assouel, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Website
+212 644-727244
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Thank 110,380,787
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank Morag_Sea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank jesrok
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank joyfu106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a calm serene place try to go in morning the location is great and the environment is excellent try only if possi

Thank Romil M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Disappointed because works for two .. miss this visit to the program of the discovery of the city of Marrakech. It's a Pity :(

1  Thank othmanhoven5
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I went to the Madrasa with a guide so I learned a bit of the history. This may or may not be necessary if you have a good guidebook. Do go upstairs to see the former student quarters and look out of the windows to...More

Thank Elena_WanderingMuse
Reviewed 10 July 2018

At first sight, this place is really really amazing. It is larger than it looks from the outside. However, I felt like I could've skipped this tour because there really isn't anything to it besides many many rooms with tiled walls and extravagant mirrors. If...More

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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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