Ali Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakesh

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Ali Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakesh - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Just off Rue Souk el Khemis, Marrakech, Morocco

Phone: 212-632251164

Ticket Price: 50 MAD

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

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

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About Ali Ben Youssef Medersa, Marrakesh

This magnanimous building is reminiscent of hundreds of students learning Islamic law, science and Koran in its ornate, wood-carved chambers. The Medresa is worth visiting for its craftsmanship and attention to detail that was a forte of the Saadian dynasty.

This 16th century building is a gateway to Marrakech’s rich historic and religious lineage. Worth noting here are the rare palm motifs in the prayer hall, the cedar carved cupolas and the grandiose of the mosaic walls. Floors of flawless Italian marble invite the unsuspecting visitor to an unforgettable historical journey that stays in some corner of the heart forever.

A magnificent medersa situated in the city of Marrakech and worth a visit during your Morocco trip. The place is open for visitors for certain Ali Ben Youssef Medersa Ticket Price. The Ali Ben Youssef Medersa Tickets can be obtained from the premises. You can even Buy Tickets for Ali Ben Youssef Medersa as a combo package for both museum and madrasa. You can buy Tickets for Ali Ben Youssef Medersa anytime, but it is better to avoid prayer timings for visits.

Ali Ben Youssef Medersa Information

  • A combination ticket of 60 dh is available that combines the Museum and Madrassa entry fee.
  • There are basic toilets inside the premises of the medersa.

How To reach Ali Ben Youssef Medersa by Public Transport

  • There are a number of bus stops within walking distance of the Medersa.

Restaurants Near Ali Ben Youssef Medersa

  • The museum next door has a cafe.
  • There are a number of eateries in the adjoining souk like Pepe Nero,Dar Moha and Terrasse de Episces.

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  • This school is definitely worth a visit when you're in Marrakech. It is nestled inside the busy medina and costs only 20dh to get in. The architecture is amazing and learning about the building and how old it is makes the experience all more special. You can also get some really amazing photos here but it's best to go early in the morning to beat the crowds and avoid people wandering into your pictures.

  • Good to visit if you are in Marrakech. I’d recommend a guide as there is no information around to read about the place. Beautiful history and a lovely place to see.

  • One of the most iconic places of all Marrakech. It's full of color and as soon as you get to the outdoors in the middle your eyes don't even know we're to start staring at. I think there is a guided tour and probably will tell you a bit of story about the place(but am not sure).

  • the building is interesting to see and not expensive. however there is absolutely no exhibition in it, just an empty building. but still worth a visit, it‘s also not expensive at all.

  • THIS IS MEDERSA BEN YOUSSEF! Google rejects attempts to rename it though. It's a photogenic place but, like all of Marrakech, there will be many tourists in the way of every photo and the beautiful reflecting pools will be drained dry and a bit ugly. Otherwise this is a very interesting monument. For photographers, don't go thinking you're going to snag one of those great fountain shots or capture the tranquillity of the courtyards... The fountain/pool is drained dry and that tranquil photo must have been taken when the school was closed to tourists.

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