Medina of Fez, Fes

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Discover the historical heart of the city at Medina of Fez, the oldest neighborhood in Fez, protected as a World Heritage Site. Founded as the capital of the kingdom by the Idrisid dynasty in the 8th century CE, the walled part of town includes a wealth of historical monuments and buildings flanking narrow, winding, bustling streets. Head to area's souks to haggle for traditional clothing, spices, and ornaments, or take in scenes of everyday life from the comfort of a local cafe. Find out how to plan Fes trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • I do several medina in Morocco, and Fez is especially friendly, traders aren't heavy forcing you hand, they show you easily how to get on the terressae or you can see the tannerie.ce souk is sloping, with full of adjacent streets, you will find all you need
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  • Our tour guide told us that visiting this older ancient Medina (as opposed to the newer part) was a near endless maze of alleys and vendors. He was 100% correct. If not for our guide who was born and ...  more »
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