Wilaya de Meknes Travel Guide

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Meknes

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Meknes

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  • City Walls

    Meknes Things to Do

    The historic city is still surrounded by its large walls, with several doors, each one with its typical architecture and decoration. Traffic flows outside the walls, escaping from the narrow streets inside, and allowing an easy look at great part of the walls.

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  • Hotel Majestic

    Meknes Hotels

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

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  • The best mint-tea in Morocco

    Meknes Local Customs

    In exploring local life and culture, I tried mint-tea everywhere I went in Morocco.I enjoyed it like locals do: instead of coffee or any alcoholic drink, every hour of the day.Mint tea in Meknes has a distinguished fine taste.Moroccans agreed that it is the superior water quality in Meknes that makes its tea more tasteful.

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Volubilis

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  • Volubilis

    Volubilis Things to Do

    Volubilis was the Roman Empires' most remote base, the end of the imperial road....Roman emperors dreamed of penetrating the Atlas but the Berber tribes were never effectively subdued.Direct Roman rule lasted a little more than two centuries.After the Romans, Volubilis had a gradual change. Latin was still spoken in the 17th century by locals...

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  • Volubilis

    Volubilis Things to Do

    Did you know that because Volubilis was so far away from Rome its citizens didn't have to pay taxes! No wonder they could construct such wonderful buildings.The structures were badly damaged in the Lisbon earthquake in 1755 and in later times the marble was used in the construction of nearby towns.

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  • The mosaics of Volubilis

    Volubilis Things to Do

    The mosaics of Volubilis are arguably the best preserved of any Roman site.They decorated the floors of rooms according to the use of the room - Aphrodite taking a bath was in the bathroom!The seasons mosaic was in a banqueting hall - one of the figures was Bacchus the God of wine.The mosaics are best seen wet when all the dust has been removed.

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Moulay Idriss

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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.

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  • 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...

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  • 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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