Ben Youssef Madrasa

Local nameBen Youssef Madrasa
LocationMarrakesh, Morocco

This Islamic school dating back to the 14th century is the Morocco's largest one. It used to accommodate students in 130 dormitory cells.

Come and admire its fine architecture. There is a beautiful courtyard with an ablution pool with walls decorated with carvings, inscriptions and geometric patterns. It is a real architectonic masterpiece.

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Marrakech Full-Immersion Day Tour with Lunch from 43 USD


Unfortunately, the place is closed for renovations until 2020.

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Address Place de La Kissariat Ben Youssef, Marrakesh, Morocco

Coordinates 31°37'55.23" N -7°59'10.425" E

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