Al-Attarine Madrasa, Fes

4.4
#19 of 283 in Things to do in Fes
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Admire the intricate tiling and wood carvings of Al-Attarine Madrasa, an educational institution renowned for the beauty of its building. For a small fee, you can step into the scenic courtyard and enjoy the ornate decor of the historic building. A marvel of Islamic architecture, the structure features delicate tile work and stucco wall ornaments, while detailed carvings dot its cedar wood arches. PutAl-Attarine Madrasa into our Fes route maker site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Al-Attarine Madrasa
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Al-Attarine Madrasa reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
517 reviews
Google
4.4
TripAdvisor
  • We had to walk for some time in the maze that is Fes, in order to get to Al-Attarine Madrasa. We had read a bit about it so we were determined to visit. And we were so glad we did. This is fine...  more »
  • Beautiful, historic, and impressive architecture. The tile work is gorgeous. You can also go upstairs to see the study room and view the windows looking down to the courtyard. Highly recommend...  more »
  • In this Madrasa you not only see the impressive courtyard but also the gallery and the individual study rooms for students.  more »
Google
  • Beautiful courtyard with traditional Moroccan designs..Went with a guide, entrance fee is 20 dh. Worth a visit.
  • Please visit this place with experienced guide, you will see much more!
  • Genuinely takes you into the spiritual zone. Akbar o'Allah
  • Beautiful site, just one courtyard but we'll worth it
  • The most historical site in Fez.

Plan your trip to Fes

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Fes

See all ›
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
4.1
Duration: 4 hours
4.2
Duration: 4 hours
4.9
Duration: 5h 30 min

Side trips from Fes

3.7
Duration: 3 hours
4.1
Duration: 3 hours
3.3
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Fes

4.7
Duration: 4 hours
4.1
Duration: 3 hours
4.9
Duration: 5 hours

Historic Sites in Fes

See all ›
3.8
Duration: 3 hours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
4.2
Duration: 3 hours
3.1
Duration: 3 hours

Shopping in Fes

See all ›
3.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Nearby attractions in Fes

4.1
Duration: 3 hours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
3.8
Duration: 3 hours
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
3.9
Duration: 3 hours

Plans to Al-Attarine Madrasa by other users

44 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Fes BY A USER FROM MOROCCO September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Fes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 49 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM MOROCCO November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 24 days in Tangier & Fes BY A USER FROM MOROCCO May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Fes BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN November, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 8 days in Morocco BY A USER FROM FRANCE February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Fes BY A USER FROM ITALY February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in Fes & Merzouga BY A USER FROM MOROCCO January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Fes BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 34 days in Africa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans