Fez and the Middle Atlas Sights

Atelier de Tissage–Kasbah Myriem

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 03/01/2016

Fodor's Review

The Atelier de Tissage–Kasbah Myriem is a workshop run by the Notre Dame d'Atlas convent and monastery since 1925. Off the road to the Cirque de Jaffar, en route to Tattiouine and surrounded by trees, it is a good place to buy local Berber carpets, blankets, and hand-embroidered textiles of all kinds as well as to chat with the benevolent French Franciscan nuns, all of whom are experts on Moroccan weaving. On-site is a small church with an icon of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus, a legend referenced in both Christianity and Islam.

Sight Information

Address:

Midelt, Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco

Phone:

0664-44–73–75

Sight Details:

  • Daily 8–noon and 2–5:30

Published 03/01/2016

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