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Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin), Fes

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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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  • One of the great things I wanted to do in Fes, was to visit the oldest university in the world. It's a huge place from the 9the century. Its library is packed with books and references. Try to get a.....  more
    One of the great things I wanted to do in Fes, was to visit the oldest university in the world. It's a huge place from the 9the century. Its library is packed with books and references. Try to get a.....  more »
  • Unfortunately, we as none Muslims were not allowed to enter, which was a shame. However, we did manage to get a brief glimpse through the open door. By the door was a plaque which gives a history and....  more
    Unfortunately, we as none Muslims were not allowed to enter, which was a shame. However, we did manage to get a brief glimpse through the open door. By the door was a plaque which gives a history and....  more »
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  • I didn't feel as the best feeling just with this Imam...it's near CHRAIBI ferme
  • Mosque own and imam with a beautiful eloquence. Small bag for practical shoe

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