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15 Oct 2018
“Aggressive, proper scary”
31 Aug 2018
“Friday prayers”
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We thought visiting here, as it’s a walk from the square, would be nice. The closer we got, the less touristy it became to the point where we were aggressively pushed for tips/money. We managed to get away from the area with our wallets largely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Friday as we know is a day of religious significance in the Muslim world. When you enter the Ali Ben Youssef mosque you are transported into a world of historic and astounding beauty, the Zellig (mosaics) , Gibbs (carved plasterwork) and woodwork around the Mihrab...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Closed for renovation. This place was on our list to see in Marrakesh, but we learned by the entry that it is closes for renovation alegedly for next 2 years.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Renovations taking place to the Mosque, non Muslims not allowed inside, not worth going to just see a green roof.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Actually nice from outside with its green roof... but there's nothing else to say about it, since one cannot enter the place

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college in Marrakesh, Morocco. The Madrasa was the place where students lived as for the studies they actually took place at the Ben Youssef Mosque nearby. Its truly a must see while visiting Marrakesh. The place is breathtaking...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ContessaLM
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

You can only see the mosque from outside but it somehow has a very Calm atmosphere in this crowded and Loud city. Recommendation: be close to the building during prayer Time. It is amazing to Listen. Especially at Night.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank verenasc
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The oldest mosque in Marrakesh. Typical mosque if you ask me, no offence. I visit because I have a lot of time in Marrakech.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kosta-Macedonia
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Unlike most other places of worship and many other Mosques who welcome anyone this Mosque is for Muslims only. Although i have spent more time in Mosques during my life than Churches, as an atheist i understand that i shouldn't be allowed in anyway. So...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank timphoto
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Visited this mosque on December as far as I am aware they do not allow non Muslims in the mosque. I am Muslim but do not wear a head cover so on the entrance and even when I entered, I was asked a few times...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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