Al-Attarine Madrasa

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Al-Attarine Madrasa

The Al-Attarine Madrasa is a madrasa in Fes, Morocco, near the Al-Qarawiyyin. It was built by the Marinid sultan Uthman II Abu Said (r. 1310-1331) in 1323-5. The madrasa takes its name from the Souk al-Attarine, the spice and perfume market.


  • Hoag, John, Islamic Architecture NY: Rizzoli, 1987, pp. 57–59.

External links[edit]

  • Museum with no frontiers [1] (retrieved November 23, 2008)
  • Pattern in Islamic Art [2]

Coordinates: 34°03′54″N 4°58′24″W / 34.06500°N 4.97333°W / 34.06500; -4.97333