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Cherratin Medersa

Derb Zaouia, Fes 30030, Morocco
+212 678-156271
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Morocconian style of representative house

Typical style of houses for living and working of a big Family with fine art mosaiques, gates and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Roland K
Glimpse or student life

This Medersa or school was used by students who would go there for a few months to devote... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Robert E
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Springfield, Virginia
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  • Very good64%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Derb Zaouia, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Typical style of houses for living and working of a big Family with fine art mosaiques, gates and rooms.

Thank Roland K
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This Medersa or school was used by students who would go there for a few months to devote themselves to the study of the Koran. I'm not sure why it's not used anymore but apparently more than 200 students used to go there regulary. We...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Beautiful architectural work, it is essential to visit this type of buildings to discover even more the Moroccan culture

Thank Olivia A
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Cheraatin Madrasa was completed in the 17th century and catered for 150 students as the biggest school at the time. The architecture is very impressive.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 15 March 2017

On the contrary of the - indeed much more beautiful - medersas Biu Inania and Attarine, this one has the monopoly advantage that you can visit the complete building, and that's very interesting. And we where the only tourists there!

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is the first medersa we visited as part of the tour in Fes el Bali. I was blown away by the architecture - it felt like i was transported into a different time. The beauty of this place is well maintained. I highly recommend...More

2  Thank Kristhea P
Reviewed 12 March 2015

this mederssa from the best mederssa in the medina just for the people how they are intressting on history and it located in the center of medina near the souks

2  Thank manuella b
Reviewed 28 February 2015

This madrasa is not easily found, tucked away not far from Qarawiyyeen mosque. Not everybody comes here but if you do, you will find the most peaceful lovely place. The geometry of the ornamentation lends you peace of mind and calmness and make sure you...More

3  Thank Nadia B
Reviewed 29 December 2014

This medersa dates from the 17th century and is different from other the other, older medersas. It is much taller and less decorated, but still very elegant thanks to its large Moorish arches on four sides around a courtyard. This is also the only medersa...More

3  Thank BobPraz
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Very beautiful and impressive. There is a fee to this attraction less than 1 euro. The best way to visit it is with a guide to explain you about the kings in Marroco and history of the place.

Thank Nany M
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