Bou Inania Madrasa (Meknes)

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Bou Inania Madrasa.

The Bou Inania Madrasa (Arabic: المدرسة البوعنانيةal-madrasa al-Abū ʿinānīya) 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 another 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