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A highlight of Meknes: A gem of a medersa without the crowds

I saw this medersa in Meknes before the one in Fez and I prefer it. Three advantages of this one... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
J0anned568
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Canberra, Australia
A beautiful place in the heart of Meknes Medina

For the small fee of 10 dhrms you get to see a beautifully ornate building that was used as a sort... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
SeemsTVL
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“second floor” (2 reviews)
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Kabt Souk, Meknes 50000, Morocco

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I saw this medersa in Meknes before the one in Fez and I prefer it. Three advantages of this one is that while it is smaller than the one in Fez, it was uncrowded, it is easy to reach in the medina (you do not...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

For the small fee of 10 dhrms you get to see a beautifully ornate building that was used as a sort of koranic school. It's now deserted, but the place looks so different from any other religious establishements I've ever visited

1  Thank SeemsTVL
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

20 dirhams will get you through the door (about 3$CAD). Easy to find, just off of Lahdim Square. We were the only visitors when we went and our hotel manager (Riad Ritaj) accompanied us and gave us a tour of the place explaining the moucharabieh,...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

If you've been to the medersas in Fez, you will be amazed how easy to locate this one is. The Meknes medina is fairly small compared to the one in Fez and the Bou Inania is located along the main street. Entrance fee is 10MAD....More

4  Thank WAW-YMX-YUL
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This exquisite medersa dates from a similar period as those in Fez and for 10 DH is money very well spent.

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

I haven't heard of the Bou Inania Madrasa until my Riad host mentioned it to me so I decided to check it out. Easy to find from any point in the Meknes medina. The courtyard is amazing. A lot of amazing details in the carvings...More

Thank Carmelo E
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We were part of a small Trafalgar tour group when we visited this site, our guide was so knowledgeable about this and the Medina, Square & Stables.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful carvings and mosaics, good panoramic views from roof terrace, interesting history 10Dm entry fee, 20 min visit. We enjoyed it, some English explanation would have made it more interesting

1  Thank Karen A
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This small madrasa has some great tilework. The plaster is beautifully decorated. The entree is 10 dirham per person and kids until 12 years old can enter for free.

Thank saidanl
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The Medersa is well worth a visit the architecture is impressive as is it's history . It doesn't take long to look around but still worth a look.

Thank Gary D
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