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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a quick tour to the Medersa but it is closed and cannot even see the outside. March 2020 is the estimated opening time if I remember correctly

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank yiannava
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on Sunday October 20 around lunch time and the place looked to be closed and I confirmed with the shop owner nearby and he said for 2 years of renovation. It's sad to see some other people being able to visit and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank MontfortOaks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful, the art the colours, it's worth to go on a trip to this place, gives you a view how they lived a long time ago

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Patrice M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited mid October . Definitely open.Amongst all the hustle and bustle of Fez's streets this religious college is very tranquil.The architecture is very impressive.As of many Moroccan buildings,most of it has no roof.There are toilets here.As of anywhere in Morocco, a tip is needed...More

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank chris c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the visit if you are in the area, beautiful breathtaking detail and architecture, lots of lovely photo opportunities too.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank katemac990
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came there and the place was closed. Nothing to see from outside. It would be nice if someone would put some proper info on the webpage so all this people wouldn't go there to come to a closed doors.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank meandubabe
Reviewed September 29, 2019

Medersa Ben Youssef is almost the same architectural designs as in Palacio da Bahia. This palace is also an interesting mosaic ceramic art tiles all round the palace to see. Our Tour Guide has explained to us which room are meant for. There was no...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 639shelly
Reviewed September 18, 2019

The architecture is typical of Morocco and beautiful. I liked walking through the labyrinth of rooms organised around several courtyards imagining students at their studies. The open-air and central main courtyard is nothing more than beautiful architectural details surrounded by crenelated arches and windows.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Barbaratoiul
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Just a heads up, we were disappointed to see there was a major reconstruction for this sight, so it was closed for our entire stay. Perhaps look into it first, before searching the Medina for it. We got lost as we hadn’t realised it was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank wgbrice
Reviewed August 18, 2019

is not one from the top sights in Marrakech. But because is not so big the number of sights, i decide to visit this area. Is a big arabic style square, not something unique but because is near to Jem el Fnaa i think deserve...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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JadeM24601
September 11, 2019|
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Response from wgbrice | Reviewed this property |
That is correct. I’ve heard numerous dates that it will re open, but no one has mentioned this year
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DanRay_12
August 17, 2019|
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Response from Marianne T | Reviewed this property |
Closed Closed Closed That is the final word from Marianne who first hand witnessed the massive construction job . It will not be open on 2020 in my estimation unless a kind wealthy benefactor throws lots of money at the... More
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MarkExton
December 22, 2018|
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Response from UncleBilly232 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in mid-November and it was closed. As with another responder, we were told for at least another year. It was heavy construction and clearly no where near complete.
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