Madrasa Bou Inania, Fes / LoRa Photo

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As a center of learning, Madrasa is an important institution in the medieval Islamic world and even today the institutions continue their challenging roles in a modern world. The fundamental role played by the Madrasa had resulted in the existence of highly literate society during the period.

The name, Madrasa Bou Inania in Fes came from the founder, Abu Inan Faris (1351-1356). This Madrasa functions as a mosque and a learning center.

Madrasa Bou Inania is an example of the Marinid architecture.