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Fez Medina 4-Hour Guided Walking Tour
"Your guide will meet you in your Hotel/accommodation and begin your guided tour of the medina.Explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit mounds of spices intricately woven Berber carpets and many other classic art of objects of Morocco. See the Mosques including the Quaraouiyine Mosque founded in 859 by Fatima el Fihri and the Andalusian Mosque dating back to 860. Entry is not permitted to non-Muslims. See the fountains including the Nejjarine Fountain the Medersas (Koranic schools) founded as early as the 13th century. The Batha Palace is now a museum of arts and Moroccan traditions. Next the Chouwara tanneries
From $32.00
 
Private Guided Full-Day Tour of Fez
"You will meet your guide in front of your riad or hotel in the morning. Start the day at Bab Boujloud one of the gates which lead into the medina. Visit some of the beautiful ancient buildings such as the Madrasa Bou Inania and El-Attarine Koran schools for religious studies and the University and Mosque of Al-Karaouine. Visit the Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts and discover traditional tools carpets furniture and musical instruments in a beautifully restored caravanserai. After lunch break in one of the hundreds of restaurants in the medina continue the tour to the famous tanneries
From EUR150.00
 
Fez Sightseeing Tour
"You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Fez in an air-conditioned minibus. A bilingual guide (English and French-speaking) will accompany you on this tour.The Tour highlights include:Andalusia Mosque: This stunning Anda its wood carvings are exquisite.Tanners’ District: One of the main attractions of Fez the tanners’ quarters is where leather is produced using the same centuries-old methods. You can get a bird’s eye view from the raised platform and watch the entire process.El-Attarine Madrasa or the Medersa Attarine: Visit Fez’s most popular att the El-Attarine Madrasa in the heart of the city built in 1325. See the fine examples of Merenid craftsmanship around the madrasa especially the stucco and cedar wood carvings on the ceiling.Karaouine Mosque: One of the biggest religious structure in Morocco this mosque lies in the heart of the medina. The university attached to the mosque has been the centre of Islamic learning in Morocco for more than 1000 years.Azouia Moulay Idriss: The tomb of Moulay Idris is a highly revered shrine. At the entra
From EUR49.00

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Fez Festival of Sufi Culture

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The Medersa el Attarin

The Medersa el Attarin (medersa - college) was completed in 1325 by the Merinid sultan Abou Said which makes it one of the earliest and finest medieval colleges in Fes. The entrance opens onto a...
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Dec 13, 2006

The Royal Palace of Fes

The Royal Palace is situated at the far end of the Mellah's main street; it has been expanded and rebuilt over the centuries and is by far one of the greatest buildings in Morocco; its surrounded by...
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Dec 13, 2006

Shopping & adventure in the souks!

Unlike Western countries, shopping in Morocco is a unique experience because YOU decide the value of the product! Nothing is priced and that's where the fun begins... a glass of mint tea, super...
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Dec 12, 2006

The New Fes!

Fes el Djedid was an entirely planned city built by the Merinids at the beginning of their rule; work begun in 1273 by Abou Youssef and was completed within 3 years. In this city one may find plenty...
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Dec 12, 2006

Smelly Tannery!

Whilst walking around the old city of Fes at one point you will smell this terrible stench! Yup you've made it to the Fes tannery! Anyone will gladly show you the way to view the men at work from a...
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The tanner's bath

Some of the baths are used to color the leather. There is none showing here : nobody was working as it was two days after the end on the Ramadan, and it was a rest day. I have older slides that show...
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JLBG
Dec 11, 2006

The tanner's souk

Mutton skins are bathing in various baths in order to remove any remaining flesh and the wool. Though it was winter, the smell was pestilential as always, but we came here to visit, then, we MUST...
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JLBG
Dec 11, 2006

Maristane Sidi Frej

A Maristane was a hospital that received travelers and pilgrims for free.The disabled who were cured leaved the crutch they did not need any more ! (hang on the left). Wealthy people of the city gave...
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JLBG
Dec 11, 2006

Medersa Attarine

A Medersa is a traditionnal Coranic school where students work and live. Medersa Attarine was built by the Merinide Sultan Abou Dazid in the 14th. It is one of the oldest and is no more in use ....
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JLBG
Dec 11, 2006

Medersa as-Seffarine

There are many Merdersa scattered around the medina, some with very ornate and beautiful interiors. Medersa as-Seffarine was probably my favoutite although it was in a state of disrepair. 10 Dirhams...
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Adamis
Sep 19, 2006

Walk to the Old City Walls

These old ruined walls are up on the small hills on the western side of the Medina, near to the bus station and Hotel Merinides. The view of the whole medina from up here is great, and you can climb...
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Adamis
Sep 19, 2006

Tanneries

There are many small scale tanneries all around the Medina, you need only follow the less than subtle smell of rotting animal remains to find them. At the main tannery you will get the hard sell from...
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Adamis
Sep 19, 2006

Get a Guide

The best way to get a feel of the Fes is to hire a guide to show you around. This way, you will get to see things that you would not see by yourself. Official guides have a badge and certification,...
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