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Sale Medersa

Rue Aqba El Medersa, Sale 11030, Morocco
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Beautiful

Few travellers make it across the river to Sale from Rabat. Even fewer make it to the Medersa. They... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GVancouver
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Vancouver, Canada
Stunning architecture

We visited Sale from Rabat and were surprised that Sale seemed larger than what the map suggested... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
doofvfood
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Europe
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Rue Aqba El Medersa, Sale 11030, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Few travellers make it across the river to Sale from Rabat. Even fewer make it to the Medersa. They are missing out. It is an architectural gem. It is nothing to look at from outside but inside it is gorgeous. The entrance fee is only...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We visited Sale from Rabat and were surprised that Sale seemed larger than what the map suggested. As it was Friday and fairly early, most of the shops seemed to be closed. We managed to find the mosque and the medersa next door. Very lucky...More

1  Thank doofvfood
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Smaller than the corresponding medersas in Meknes and Fez but beautifully decorated with zellij and well worth the 10DH entry.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Forget Marrakesh, Fes, Tangiers or even Meknes... if you're looking to experience a truly traditional Moroccan medina then spend a few hours wandering around here. Please keep quiet about it afterwards though - the real big bonus is that there's seldom any of those bloody...More

1  Thank timbo032
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

The medersa is the only part of the great mosque that non muslims can visit and although there's not a huge amount to see, it's definitely one of the attractions of Sale that's worth exploring.

1  Thank Jarko2015
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We visited Sale today (18th September 2017) and had a really bad experience. We were approached by a 'guide' on our way to the medersa and politely explained that we didn't need a guide. He quickly became aggressive and so we retreated into the nearby...More

2  Thank Meirion T
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

so as i went not once not twice , many times it's very close to me and i m an habitant of this beautiful city , so if you need to see it , you are very welcome , i can give you visit out...More

Thank shtyounes
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The Grand Mosquee is closed for non muslims. But be sure to visit the Medersa right next door. Truly stunning. Build in 1333. Well preserved, you Will be amazed.

4  Thank Philiph S
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This building is a beautiful sight. Decorated with the writings of the koran in arabic calligraphy, berber and andalusian. Bring your camera and be prepared to be charmed by this beauty of a building. It is in a nice part of Sale. Climb the stairs...More

3  Thank Corecries
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Nice place to see the old architecture of Barbarian, Muslim and Andalusia. There is guy in front to help you. You don't need a long time to spend but worth going if you have time.

Thank mustdent
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