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Ancient Islamic School

This building housed an ancient Islamic School. The open courtyard has amazing tiles and carvings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Quiet place

As opposed to many attractions this one is not crowded and certainly worth exploring all over. The... read more

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Kabt Souk, Meknes 50000, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This building housed an ancient Islamic School. The open courtyard has amazing tiles and carvings on the walls. The little wood windows on the second story are the cells occupied by the students. Be sure and go to the terrace for the view.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As opposed to many attractions this one is not crowded and certainly worth exploring all over. The fee is minimal and at the very least you can climb up and enjoy the view over the town. But also the interior is worth seeing and mostly...More

Thank Florian254
Reviewed 5 September 2018

much more to see in Morocco. Worth a visit only if you are in the area, otherwise totally skip it....

Thank likornios
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Unlike the crowded Medersas of Fes, this one is tranquil and not yet much restored. It is deep in the Medina with not much of an obvious entrance. Worth finding. Go up to the roof and admire the minaret and the view. And don't miss...More

Thank marekw
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Architecture, decorations and art The use of wood in this building is very beautiful.ts basic architecture is based on Islamic architecture.

Thank 266payama
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This Koran school is the highlight of Meknes. Where all other activities are under construction, this gem hidden in the souk has a construction that is hard to beat. So precise and so sumptuous is the carved wood- and stonework. The coloured tiles and the...More

2  Thank Ortwin
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Pretty amazing, but not unlike many similar places in Morocco. Bou Inania Madrasa was a major centre of learning for followers of Islam dating back to 1341. There are striking Islamic designs and inscriptions written in fine calligraphy on the walls. Individually chiseled geometric tiles...More

Thank Bert R
Reviewed 22 April 2018

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

Thank J0anned568
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
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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