Al-Karaouine Mosque and University, Fez Medina, Morocco
FEZ, MOROCCO - 1ST FEBRUARY 2018 - Al-Kairouine Mosque and University, Fez Medina, Morocco.
Established at the very beginnings of Morocco’s oldest imperial city, the University of Al-Karaouine (also written as Al-Quaraouiyine and Al-Qarawiyyin) was founded in 859 and is considered by Unesco and the Guinness Book of World Records to be the oldest continually operating university in the world.
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