Bou Inania Madrasa Meknes is a center of Islamic learning in the city of Meknes from Morocco, and contrary to what the name might suggest, it was not established by the Marinid ruler Abu Anan Faris, but by his father Abu al-Hassan Ali bin Othman in 1341 AD as the marble plaque indicates above the entrance, It appears that she later obtained her current name.
The school is considered one of the best monuments left by the Marinid state, and it is a marvel of Islamic architecture, where the columns and doors include wonderful decorations, including sculptures inscribed on the arches and inside the building, and it is one of the most important historical places of Morocco, which contains a prayer hall and a place for ablution, Besides classrooms and a large courtyard with its tall green minaret.

Bouanania School of Meknes

Activities you can do in El Bouaneia School in Meknes

• You can walk around the neighborhood in which the school is located, and take pictures of the building from outside, and the surrounding houses.

• Make sure, upon passing from the entrance to the Bouanania School, Meknes, to note the Islamic sculptures carved on it, as it shows the name of its founder and history.

• The school includes many wood carvings, marble decorations and large tiles, along with some colorful chandeliers that deserve the lens of your cameras.

• Then go up to the roof of the building, where you can take some panoramic pictures of the surrounding buildings, and its green minaret closely.

Bouanania School of Meknes

• Then he moved to the schoolyard, which includes a small fountain, and marble columns, on which some of the Qur’anic verses and the beautiful names of God were carved.

• Walk around the school halls, prayer rooms, and rooms for teachers and students, most of which include decorations worth photographing.

• He concluded his visit to the Bouanania School in Meknes with a delicious local meal, as it is located near a popular restaurant serving traditional Moroccan dishes and sweets.

Bouanania School in Meknes

Entry prices

10 Moroccan dirhams, equivalent to $ 1.04.
Free for those under 12 years old.


Daily, and the morning period from 9 in the morning until 12 in the afternoon, and in the evening period from 2 in the afternoon until 6 in the evening.

Hotels close to Bou-Inania school in Meknes

The ibis Meknes Hotel is one of the best 3-star hotels in Morocco, and is located about 2.4 km from the Bouanania School in Meknes.

Summary of Arab visitor ratings

The hotel received good reviews on location, staff cooperation, quality and variety of foods, standard of hygiene, facilities and services it provides.
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Transatlantic Hotel is one of the best 4-star hotels in Meknes, and it is 4.5 km from the Bouanania School of Meknes.

Summary of Arab visitor ratings

The hotel has achieved good ratings in terms of location and views of the old city, staff cooperation, facilities and services offered, and food quality.
While some commented on the old furniture in the hotel.
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