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
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
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
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 Ismail Mausoleum
One of four sacred sites in Morocco open to...
Religious Sites Meknes
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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