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
 
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
 
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
 
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 Ismail Mausoleum
One of four sacred sites in Morocco open to non-Muslims (the...
Religious Sites Meknès
 
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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