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, sister of Fatima al-Fihri...
Religious Sites Fez el-Bali
 
Attarine Medersa
The Attarine Medersa (Koranic school of the Spice Sellers) was...
Educational Institutions Fez el-Bali
 
Aux Merveilles du Tapis
Proprietor Hamid Hakim, brother of a university lecturer in 16th-century...
Architectural Sites Fez el-Bali
 
Bab Boujeloud
Built in 1913 by General Hubert Lyautey, Moroccan commander under...
Architectural Sites Fez el-Bali
 
Bab Mansour
Widely considered North Africa's most beautiful gate, this huge...
Architectural Sites Meknès
 
Bou Inania Medersa
From outside Bab Boujeloud you will see this medersa's green-tile...
Educational Institutions Fez el-Bali
 
Bou Inania Medersa
Begun by the Merenid sultan Abou el-Hassan and finished by his...
Educational Institutions Meknès
 
Cherratine Medersa
Recent restoration against humidity and other natural agressions...
Architectural Sites Fez el-Bali
 
Dar el-Makhzen
Fez's Royal Palace and gardens are strictly closed to the public...
Castles / Palaces Fez el-Djedid
 
Dar Jamai
This 19th-century palace just inside the medina was built by...
Museums / Galleries Meknès
 
Fondouk Tsetouanien
Named for the traders from Tétouan who traded and lodged here...
Architectural Sites Fez el-Bali
 
Fontaine Nejjarine
This ceramic-tile, cedar-ceiling public fountain is one of the...
Fountains Fez el-Bali
 
Food souk
On the southern side of the medina square are the food souks...
Markets / Bazaars Meknès
 
Habs Kara
After you pass through Place Lalla Aouda and Bab Filala, the...
Jails Meknès
 
Haras Régional
Purebred Arabian and Berber horses and fine hybrids are treated...
Farms Meknès
 
Heri el Souani
Also known as Dar el-Ma (Water Palace) for the Agdal Basin reservoir...
Architectural Sites Meknès
 
Kairaouine Mosque
This is considered one of the most important mosques in the Western...
Religious Sites Fez el-Bali
 
Mellah
With its characteristically ornate balconies and forged-iron...
Neighborhoods / Streets Fez el-Djedid
 
Moulay Abdellah Quarter
Built by the Merenids as a government seat and a stronghold against...
Neighborhoods / Streets Fez el-Djedid
 
Moulay Ismail Mausoleum
One of four sacred sites in Morocco open to non-Muslims (the...
Religious Sites Meknès
 
Musee des Armes
Built in 1582 under the command of Saadian sultan Ahmed el-Mansoor...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites, Viewpoints Fez el-Bali
 
Musée Nejjarine des Arts et Métiers du Bois
This 14th-century fondouk, or Inn of the Carpenters, is without...
Museums / Galleries Fez el-Bali
 
Museum of Moroccan Arts
Housed in Dar Batha, a late-19th-century Andalusian palace built...
Museums / Galleries Fez el-Djedid
 
Palais des Idrissides
Much more than a carpet emporium, this magnificent 14th-century...
Architectural Sites Meknès
 
Place Seffarine
This wide, triangular souk of the dinandiers, or coppersmiths...
Markets / Bazaars, Squares Fez el-Bali
 
Souk el-Henna
This little henna market is one of the medina's most picturesque...
Markets / Bazaars Fez el-Bali
 
Terrasse des Tanneurs
The medieval tanneries are at once beautiful, for their ancient...
Industrial Sites Fez el-Bali
 
Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II
Originally built by the Idriss dynasty in the 9th century in...
Religious Sites Fez el-Bali
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