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Seffarine Madrasa

Listed under Mosques in Fes, Morocco.

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Seffarine Madrasa is the oldest madrasa in Fes, founded in 1271. This small building was built for the metalworkers, that's what the name means. The students had their accommodation in the ground floor around a courtyard decorated with glazed tiles and carved stucco. It's still a working madrasa.

Written by  Esther Blume.

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