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13 Mar 2019
“Closed for renovation works”
7 Feb 2019
“Cannot enter - just see from the outside.”
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Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

People gere are just trying to rip you off. There was a guy shouting and yelling at me like “you cannot walk here, it’s forbidden. This is morocco..etc” altough there were other people walking, because I didn’t pay attention to what he is saying. Lot’s...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 13 March 2019

Closed for renovation works which unfortunately will last several more months. until now I don't really recommend the area unless you want to visit the Marrakech Museum or you know where to go as many touts will approach you and annoyingly try to guide through...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

It is a very nice structure from the outside, a rather typical Moroccan mosque but considered one of the oldest and supposedly prettiest. It is located in Medina but you can instinctively feel from the atmosphere you are not welcome if not Muslim. So -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We thought visiting here, as it’s a walk from the square, would be nice. The closer we got, the less touristy it became to the point where we were aggressively pushed for tips/money. We managed to get away from the area with our wallets largely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ryjoel
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Friday as we know is a day of religious significance in the Muslim world. When you enter the Ali Ben Youssef mosque you are transported into a world of historic and astounding beauty, the Zellig (mosaics) , Gibbs (carved plasterwork) and woodwork around the Mihrab...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Closed for renovation. This place was on our list to see in Marrakesh, but we learned by the entry that it is closes for renovation alegedly for next 2 years.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank micha_s682
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Renovations taking place to the Mosque, non Muslims not allowed inside, not worth going to just see a green roof.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Actually nice from outside with its green roof... but there's nothing else to say about it, since one cannot enter the place

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Safaribears
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

The Ben Youssef Madrasa was an Islamic college in Marrakesh, Morocco. The Madrasa was the place where students lived as for the studies they actually took place at the Ben Youssef Mosque nearby. Its truly a must see while visiting Marrakesh. The place is breathtaking...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ContessaLM
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

You can only see the mosque from outside but it somehow has a very Calm atmosphere in this crowded and Loud city. Recommendation: be close to the building during prayer Time. It is amazing to Listen. Especially at Night.

Date of experience: August 2017
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