Medersa Ben Youssef Marrakech

Medersa Ben Youssef is a special beautiful building. In other words, it was constructed during the 16th century and served as an Islamic School. So, it was amazing and the wonderful architectural style, but also showed the way of living in older days of the students of the school. However the building itself is absolutely a must see sight. Then, why visiting Madarsa Ben Youssef should absolutely be on your bucket list?

Medersa Ben Youssef & Historical land mark.

Medersas used to serve islamic roles long time ago but now converted into historical sites. In other words, they are replaced by Modern schools. For instance, Ben Youssef Medersa founded by a Marinade sultan of 18th century. In addition, this was koranic school and the most important in older time. Therefore, Koranic school now turned Museum, visitors can see colorful mosaic zellige tiles and intricate carvings. Then, one of the most beautiful place in Marrakech to visit! Finally, it still remains one of the most important historical buildings in Marrakesh.

The son of Joseph School & Medersa Ben Youssef.
The son of Joseph School & Medrsa Ben Youssef (Medina).

The city has two distinct parts: the Medina, the historical city. In contrast, Gueliz plays host to modern. Therefore, our guided city tours of Marrakech include a tour around Medina. For example, Medersa Ben Youssef. In other words, we visit many different sections of the Medina and souks too. Our local tour guides are able to give a brief history of Marrakech and its food markets, bakeries and hammams. To put it in other words, we highly recommend visiting Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, the Kasbah and Koutoubia Mosque. In addition, the Jemaa el fna is an opened square. It is very popular with Moroccans and tourists. Finally, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.