Medersa Ben Youssef

Medersa Ben Youssef

Medersa Ben Youssef

flowerOriginally constructed in the 12th century, this exceptionally preserved Koranic school is one of the largest in North Africa.

Here too are excellent examples of Moroccan arches, wall carvings, tiles and mosaics.

Hundreds of students once studied here, gathered in the large and peaceful courtyard.

There is also a small mosque on-site.

Map of Ali ben Youssef Medersa in Marrakech