Sights & Attractions in Fez and the Middle Atlas


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Name Category Location
Andalusian Mosque
This mosque was built in AD 859 by Mariam,...
Religious Sites Fez el-Bali
Attarine Medersa
The Attarine Medersa (Koranic school of the Spice...
Educational Institutions Fez el-Bali
Aux Merveilles du Tapis
Proprietor Hamid Hakim, brother of a university...
Architectural Sites Fez el-Bali
Bab Boujeloud
Built in 1913 by General Hubert Lyautey, Moroccan...
Architectural Sites Fez el-Bali
Bab Mansour
Widely considered North Africa's most beautiful...
Architectural Sites Meknes
Bou Inania Medersa
From outside Bab Boujeloud you will see this...
Educational Institutions Fez el-Bali
Bou Inania Medersa
Begun by the Merenid sultan Abou el-Hassan and...
Educational Institutions Meknes
Cherratine Medersa
Recent restoration against humidity and other...
Architectural Sites Fez el-Bali
Dar el-Makhzen
Fez's Royal Palace and gardens are strictly...
Castles / Palaces Fez el-Djedid
Dar Jamai
This 19th-century palace just inside the medina...
Museums / Galleries Meknes
Fondouk Tsetouanien
Named for the traders from Tétouan who traded...
Architectural Sites Fez el-Bali
Fontaine Nejjarine
This ceramic-tile, cedar-ceiling public...
Fountains Fez el-Bali
Food souk
On the southern side of the medina square are the...
Markets / Bazaars Meknes
Habs Kara
After you pass through Place Lalla Aouda and Bab...
Jails Meknes
Haras Régional
Purebred Arabian and Berber horses and fine...
Farms Meknes
Heri el Souani
Also known as Dar el-Ma (Water Palace) for the...
Architectural Sites Meknes
Kairaouine Mosque
This is considered one of the most important...
Religious Sites Fez el-Bali
With its characteristically ornate balconies and...
Neighborhoods / Streets Fez el-Djedid
Moulay Abdellah Quarter
Built by the Merenids as a government seat and a...
Neighborhoods / Streets Fez el-Djedid
Moulay Ismail Mausoleum
One of four sacred sites in Morocco open to...
Religious Sites Meknes
Musee des Armes
Built in 1582 under the command of Saadian sultan...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites, Viewpoints Fez el-Bali
Musée Nejjarine des Arts et Métiers du Bois
This 14th-century fondouk, or Inn of the...
Museums / Galleries Fez el-Bali
Museum of Moroccan Arts
Housed in Dar Batha, a late-19th-century...
Museums / Galleries Fez el-Djedid
Palais des Idrissides
Much more than a carpet emporium, this...
Architectural Sites Meknes
Place Seffarine
This wide, triangular souk of the dinandiers, or...
Markets / Bazaars, Squares Fez el-Bali
Souk el-Henna
This little henna market is one of the medina's...
Markets / Bazaars Fez el-Bali
Terrasse des Tanneurs
The medieval tanneries are at once beautiful, for...
Industrial Sites Fez el-Bali
Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II
Originally built by the Idriss dynasty in the 9th...
Religious Sites Fez el-Bali


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