Bou Inania Madrasa, Fes

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  • Address: Rue Talaa Sghira, Fes, Morocco
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +212-671732265
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Family And Kids
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About Bou Inania Madrasa, Fes

The Bou Inania Madrasa was founded in 1351 AD by the then Sultan of Fes, Abu Inan Faris. The sultan gave his own name to the madrasa which later when on to become the Grand Mosque of the city. This structure is used for educating students as well as for religious congregations. It is one of the few religious places in Morocco that allow non-Muslims to enter and view the premises. This is the only madrasa with a minaret in Fes, signifying its importance to the city. Since the minaret is used for religious purposes by the imam, its access is limited to Muslims. Despite its age, the madrasa is well conserved and gives you a solid glimpse into Fes’s rich cultural past.

Bou Inania Madrasa Information

  • Though the madrasa is open to non-Muslims, visitors should dress modestly to respect Muslim laws.
  • Avoid speaking in loud voices as this is an educational institution.
  • Though it is not compulsory, women should cover their hair with a scarf.

How To reach Bou Inania Madrasa by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Bab Mahrouk bus stop

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Things to Know Before Visiting Bou Inania Madrasa

  • 95% of people who visit Fes include Bou Inania Madrasa in their plan

  • 32.29% of people plan their visit to Bou Inania Madrasa between 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Bou Inania Madrasa

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

91.27% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bou Inania Madrasa

People normally club together El Glaoui Palace and Jnan Sbil while planning their visit to Bou Inania Madrasa.

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Bou Inania Madrasa, Fes Reviews

  • 20 dhr entrance fee to visit the courtyard only. The details of the architecture is amazing. Worth visiting.

  • Stunning architecture inside. Small space but impressive. We were lucky to get there before all the tourists arrived!!

  • Beautiful Madrasa. One of the few islamische buildings in Fez you can see from inside.

  • Oldest moroccan islamic school created by el Sultan Abou Inan Al Merini King of thé Merinides Dinasty bêtween 1350 and 1355. Its thé only old school in thé old Medina with à Minerat.

  • Beautiful Decor and Moroccan architecture! 20DH entry

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