"Fes or Fez - Most Ancient Imperial City in Morocco" Wilaya de Fes by Zlur
Wilaya de Fes Travel Guide: 190 reviews and 386 photos
FES is the most ancient Imperial Capital and most complete medieval city of not only Morocco but of the Arab world! FES is a place that takes you back in time; with it's cobbled dusty paths, simple life and preffered donkey transportation as opposed to vehicles! It stimulates your senses with it's incredible open-air markets and souks, spices, fresh herbs, mint leaves, Moroccan cuisine, incence and more...
Like all other Moroccan cities, Fes has a French-built Ville Nouvelle - familiar and modern with its numerous cafe's, restaurants, royal palaces, gardens, hotels and yes, Mc. Donalds! :) But a whopping of 800,000 inhabitants continue to live in the Medina-city of Fes el Bali (old city) and this is where you will want to spend most of your time getting lost in the winding souks and alleys.
W E L C O M E T O M Y F E S E X P E R I E N C E ! ! !
- Pros:Raw Moroccan experience that you only find in Fes!
- Cons:Smelly, complicated alleys, not much to do after 2 days
- In a nutshell:Definately worth a stop
The Medersa el Attarin (medersa - college) was completed in 1325 by the Merinid sultan Abou Said which makes it one of... more travel advice
Backpacks definately to travel & light haversack for during the day. As Fes is one of the oldest cities in Morocco, you... more travel advice
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