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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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Visiting somebody

Just to avoid the continuous and persistent offers of every possible service from local people, I decided to let a man play as "guide", being very clear I did not want to go to any shop. Well, with...
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Feb 15, 2003

Very special traffic lights!

On the road, midway between Rabat and Meknès, stands a small city that stretches along the road. Many restaurants are scattered on both sides of the main street with charcoal burning to cook tajines...
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Dec 05, 2006

Warning about guides in Fes Medina

I have been to several bazaars and medinas in Muslim countries. Some travel books advise hiring a guide, but I do not think that this is always a good idea. When I was in Fes I hired a guide. A guide...
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May 14, 2006

Dar Batha Museum - a couple pots and not much else

Maybe we were missing something but.. this museum featured a few rooms of pottery and that's it! Maybe the other works were on tour somewhere because there were plenty of empty cases. The...
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Jan 20, 2005

Carpet artisans - Don't be fooled!

If you (it's probable) hire a guide (he will find you, don't worry) to lead your way through the whole Medina (and he will do it well), he'll take you at least once to a "Berbere House" of a "friend...
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Oct 28, 2004

Unofficial guides

From my journal:'A couple of "unofficial guides" follow us around, looking after us, making sure we take the right turning etc; and one of them gets well and truly "ballacked" (see Warning and Danger...
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May 24, 2005
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The official photographer

At the traditional Moroccan Evening, there was an offcial photographer who took lots of photographs of us dressed up.From my journal:'He is outside the hotel the next morning with his prints spread...
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May 30, 2005

I'm not sure it is a trap, but...

I'm not sure it is a trap, but it is something which I felt as being completely out of place, something which did not fit the atmosphere. Beside the main entrance of the Central Market there are...
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Aug 24, 2002

The mint doesn't work!

From my journal:'Before going in to the tanneries, we are given a pice of mint each to hold in front of our noses. I don't find it makes any difference whatsoever, but some people swear by it'. If you...
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May 24, 2005

Beware of the sales ploy.

From my journal:'You might think this is a traditional market mainly for the locals, but right in the heart of the medina the shops have a PDQ credit card machine! Always eager to take your money!' ...
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May 24, 2005

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