Al-attarine Madrasa, Fes

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Al-attarine Madrasa, Fes - Address, Ticket Price

Address: Rue Talaa Kebira, Fes, Morocco

Ticket Price: 20 MAD

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

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The Attarin Madrasa is one of Fes’s must-see architectural structures. It was built sometime in the fourteenth century on the command of Sultan Abu Said. The building served as a school for students of Islamic religion as well as their residence right up to the 20th century. It is close to the oldest continuously functioning university of the world, the Al Karaouine Mosque. The madrasa has been named after the neighbouring perfume market. Upon entering, you will see the huge open courtyard and the impressive marble fountain. Standing here, you can see the delicate motifs and the stunning architecture that sets this madrasa apart from the others. The prayer hall is right across this courtyard. There are around 30 rooms in the building to accommodate students. This building has been painstakingly preserved to retain its classical beauty and charm.

Al-attarine Madrasa Information

  • Make sure to maintain decorum during the visit.
  • Dress modestly.
  • Women should cover up their head with a scarf out of respect.

How To reach Al-attarine Madrasa by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Gare Bus 54
  • By Walk: You can walk to the madrasa from this stop.

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  • Very old school, has a vintage architecture, good site for tourist to discover and learn about Moroccan history.

  • Very nice good renovation beautifull walls

  • I have been Traveling in the last 7 years, and I would like to say that this Place is extremely Beautiful! Even more when you are here! Full of Colours, its people and weather...AMAZING! Would you like to see more about all the places that I have been? CHECK MY PROFILE!

  • Were you can see a historical art islamique and andalus . This is a beautiful and magnificent school .

  • A very beautiful old historical place

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