Wilaya de Meknes Travel Guide

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  • Moulay Ismail Mausoleum

    Meknes Things to Do

    One the most beautiful places in Meknes is this tomb, where the king that built the town and turned it into a imperial city was buried. Until Lisbon's earthquake that seriously damaged the city, Meknes was Morocco's capital.It's forbidden to take pictures of the tomb, so we had to photograph... the walls. Pretty, anyway!

  • Hotel Majestic

    Meknes Hotels

    After a few nights in a budget hotel in Fes, I decided to treat myself to something of an upgrade....

  • Tajine

    Meknes Local Customs

    The best in Moroccan cuisine is Tajine - a typical claw device that allows the food to cook slowly, enhancing all the flavours. In some restaurants tajine is used in front of costumers, sometimes as a stove.



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  • Sunset at Caracalla's Triumphal Arch

    Volubilis Off The Beaten Path

    Following the north part of Volubilis, you will see the very nice walk along the decumanus road from Tangier Gate (noth-east) to the Triumphal arch of Caracalla.Some parts of this columns have been used in Meknes at the Mansour gate !

  • Mosaics

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    Horseman's house... Bacchus discovering Ariane Orphee's house, the largest mosaic of the whole site.Orphee , son of Apollo and Clio was a great musician.Playing the Cythar, charming even wild animals...they became harmless, calm, while listening to his music.

  • Walk at Volubilis

    Volubilis Things to Do

    Judicial basilica used as municipal concil and court house.This is the largest monument of the city.


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  • MOsaics at Volubilis

    Moulay Idriss Things to Do

    MOst of the mosaics discovered at Volubilis - preserved for years under mud until the late 19th century - were found to be adorning the very upmarket apartments and villas of the people that lived in the roman city.

  • 4 km to Roman city of Volubilis

    Moulay Idriss Things to Do

    the Roman city of Volubilis can be seen at certain positions from Moulay Idriss in its place on the upper slopes of the plains below.only 4km away it makes a nice walk or take a taxi.There is a fee for entrance but the site stays open till sunset so if the ticket office has shut by the time you arrive if for a late roam - of which sunset from...

  • Getting into The Molay Idress Mausoleum

    Moulay Idriss Things to Do

    After you pass the main gait you come across a door on your right hand. That is the door to the Royal Palace (see the 3rd picture). When I arrived at the gaits of the Mosque and tomb there was a no picture sign, so I was not able to take pictures @ the tomb. After that you can enter anothe hall where these is more tombs.One of them belonged to...


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