Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin), Fes

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Glimpse the rich history and heritage of Fes on a tour of Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin), a complex that dates back to 859 and houses what might be the world's oldest university. Admire the ornate tile work and carved decor of the exterior and courtyard, or take a guided tour for a better understanding of the complex's historical significance for this area. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Fes fast, fun, and easy.
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  • Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin) is a spectacular building. However we were not allowed inside as only Muslims are allowed to enter. But even from a relatively small open door we could...  more »
  • So frustrating that non-Muslims are not allowed to enter this site, even though in many other countries it's encouraged. I was only able to see through a crack in the door but even that was...  more »
  • Kairaouine Mosque is the most important religious building in the Medina of Fez, one of the imperial and most important cities in Morocco. It is very big and you can surround it, when you walk around....  more »
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