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The Ben Youssef Medersa was an Islamic theology school that was founded in the 14th century by the Marinid Dynasty. It was ... More
Ben Youssef Medersa
The Ben Youssef Medersa was an Islamic theology school that was founded in the 14th century by the Marinid Dynasty. It was completely rebuilt in 1565 by Saadian Sultan Abdallah El-Ghalib, who beautified the institution with a patio, sculpted cedar woodwork, and stuccos. Before it closed down in the year 1960, the Ben Youssef Medersa was one of the biggest madrasas in North Africa with a capacity to instruct 900 students. In 1980, it was opened for tourists to learn more about its rich history and see the beauty of its central patio paved with white marble.
Founded by patron Omar Ben Jelloun (the former President of the African Automobile Industry) in 1997, the Museum of Marrakech
is situated right at the heart of the medina within the former Mnebhi Palace. This beautiful restored palace was ...
Lovers of design forward spaces will appreciate this Riad located near the Medersa Ben Youssef . Rooms, suites and common
spaces present clean lines outlined by harmonious materials (wood, leather, metal, fabrics) and shaded in a sober palette. You ...
The ksar, a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, is a traditional pre Saharan habitat. The houses crowd
together within the defensive walls, which are reinforced by corner towers. Ait Ben Haddou, in Ouarzazate province, is a ...
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