Bou Inania Madrasa (Meknes)

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Bou Inania Madrasa.

The Bou Inania Madrasa (Arabic: المدرسة البوعنانية‎ - Al-madrasa Al-abū `inānīya) is a madrasa (Islamic learning center) in the city of Meknes, Morocco, founded by the Marinid ruler Abu Inan Faris in 1350. He also founded a madrasa with the same name in the city of Fes.

The madrasa is considered one of the best monument the Marinids have left. It is a marvel of Islamic architecture. The columns and doors have wonderful decorations, including the writings of carved ornaments.

The monument contains a prayer hall, a place for ablution, classrooms and a large patio.

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Coordinates: 33°53′42″N 5°34′00″W / 33.895°N 5.56667°W / 33.895; -5.56667