Bou Inania Madrasa, Fes
Bou Inania Madrasa, Fes - Address, Phone Number
Address: Rue Talaa Sghira, Fes, Morocco
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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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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Beautiful Decor and Moroccan architecture! 20DH entry
If you're in Fez and look for great places to visit , this school is a great one , it represents what the old medina of fez is all about and says a lot about Moroccan architecture.
It's a beautiful place. The ornaments are spectacular. It is definitely one of the places you should visit in Fes.
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Wonderful place . Tranquil and beautiful....don't muss this when visiting fes