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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  • This place in my opinion deserved a single dedicated review. It is the oldest university in the world and moreover it was built by a woman "fihri fatima". This is enough for me to be fascinated.  more »
  • 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 »
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