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Mausoleum of Mouley Ismail

Rue Palais, Meknes, Morocco
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Rue Palais, Meknes, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

was told only muslims can go in. looks nice, but not sure worth going out of your way to visit. if in area it is right there. town interesting to see. Long drive back to Fes.

Thank abmilw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there, but you can only look at it from the outside and it looked impressive. It is being restored for past 2yrs, and planned for completion end of 2017 or early 2018. Should be a good place to visit when it is finally...More

Thank alikarim
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We were just able to peak inside, beautiful tile work, but we really were unable to see much. Apparently is is not open to the public.

Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our peregrine guide told us about the history of the mausoleum outside the building. Typical Moroccan architecture, beautiful mosaics, stunning gate. ? renovations will take till end of 2017. What we saw from the outside was amazing. Must do visit Hint: suitable footwear, camera, clothing...More

Thank Janr20
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We got there but we were informed that we cannot visit it due to some maintenance work. The building is nice though and similar to most of the mosques.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Unfortunately the mausoleum was under renovation, and these works will take untill end of 2017. So unitill that time it is impossible to enter there.

2  Thank Joop V
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

U can't go inside by the way ..but standing in the alley ..u get to see a lot of the typical Moroccan architecture and the lovely gate . Basically it worked for us ..coz we even loved meandering all the little lanes and by lanes...More

1  Thank chandrapriti
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were not allowed to go inside and no pictures. So our guide took us to the front of the building and explained the history of the intricate work on the ornate doors. The color green, representing a Muslim color was on the roof of...More

1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is the resting place of one of the kings of Morocco whose surname was Ismaili. He was a direct decendent of the prophet Muhammad PBUH. In this mausoleum you can view his tomb, his son's tomb as well as inscriptions on the wall showing...More

1  Thank mo a
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

He is closed for renovation at the moment. If you want to go here, first check if its open.. Otherwhise you are also at a closed gate. When it happens. The bassin is 20 minutes walk from this point.

Thank maccie23
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