Ali Ben Youssef Medersa

4.21649 Votes Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Just off Rue Souk el Khemis, Marrakech, Morocco, Marrakesh
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 212-632251164
  • Ticket Price: 50 MAD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture
Tickets From $18.55

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 Travel Tips

  • 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

  • There are a number of bus stops within walking distance of the 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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  • Ali Ben Youssef Medersa Address: Just off Rue Souk el Khemis, Marrakech, Morocco, Marrakesh
  • Ali Ben Youssef Medersa Contact Number: 212-632251164
  • Ali Ben Youssef Medersa Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Ali Ben Youssef Medersa Price: 50 MAD
  • Best time to visit Ali Ben Youssef Medersa(preferred time): 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ali Ben Youssef Medersa: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 86.2% of people who visit Marrakesh include Ali Ben Youssef Medersa in their plan

  • 33.76% of people start their Ali Ben Youssef Medersa visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Ali Ben Youssef Medersa

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

76.77% of people prefer walking in order to reach Ali Ben Youssef Medersa

People normally club together Djemaa El Fna and Musee De Marrakech while planning their visit to Ali Ben Youssef Medersa.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Ali Ben Youssef Medersa Reviews & Ratings

  • UNDER RENOVATION The fantastically preserved 14th-century former Islamic school is a fascinating representation of Moroccan design and architecture. Wander around the courtyard, inspect the ornate tiles and, if you're here early enough, bask in the tranquil silence. Make sure you take a trip upstairs to pop your head into the tiny rooms, once home to around 900 students, and then stick your head out of the wooden windows to gain an utterly new perspective on the skill involved in creating this place.

  • Folks, why some of you gave 1 star just because the place is under renovation? This historical beautiful place is a heritage for all humanity not just Moroccans. Reducing its rating just because it is closed for a while to fix what needs to be fixed, is odd and unfair!

  • I have been her before the restauration.this place will make you feel and understand how islame respect and give a huge value for learning and knowledge.the students rooms are perfect such as in castles.and back to that time a lot of precious books and scientists were gathering ther.and you can also notice that is similar to alkarawine mosque in fes

  • A stunningly beautiful place and definitely a must-see when in Marrakesch!

  • Beautiful architecture. We saw similar school in another town that we liked better. I gave this 4 because I would give the other one 5 stars.

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