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  • Attractions

    Medersa Bou Inania

    Visiting the Medersa Bou Inania is a truly wonderful experience; not only because it is an architectural masterpiece, but it is not often that a religious building that is still in use is open to the public. It forms part of the Kairaounie University that is located in Fez and was founded by Sultan Abou el Hassan in the year 1350. His son, Sultan Bou Inan completed the construction of ...

  • Attractions

    Zaouia Moulay Idriss

    The mausoleum of Zaouia Moulay Idris II is located in Fez, the third largest city in Morocco, at the 'Place de Marche Verte'. The building of the shrine began in 1717 and was completed in 1824. It has since become the medina's holiest shrine.

  • Mosques

    Karaouine Mosque

    If you are planning a trip to Fez, you simply must spend some time at the Karaouine Mosque. This brilliant attraction is worth seeing for several reasons. The first is that it is incredibly old and it has served as a home for the University of Al-Karaouine for centuries – giving cause for the Guinness Book of World Records to name the university as the ‘oldest existing educational ...

  • Museums

    Borj Nord

    If you’re planning to visit Fez during your trip to Morocco, you should definitely schedule some time for a visit to the Borj-Nord Museum. This interesting museum seems to be an almost forgotten tribute to the past, with many visitors and locals neglecting to visit it. Nevertheless it is immensely interesting and provides interesting insight into the military history and traditions of ...

  • Museums

    Dar Batha

    If you have an appreciation for art, craft and history, the Dar Batha Museum in Morocco is a must-see attraction. This excellent collection of artifacts is housed in a Hispano-Moorish palace that dates back to the 19th century – a beautiful piece of art in itself. Located in Fez, the Dar Batha Museum is a tribute to some of the most brilliant traditional artwork of Fez.

  • Heritage Sites

    Medina Of Fez

    The Medina of Fez is not only referred to as Morocco's cultural and spiritual center, but it is also one of the country's imperial cities. The Fez Medina was discovered in the 9th century and became prominent when it replaced Marrakech as the capital of Morocco. This all took place during the 13th and 14th century under the control of the Marinids. The Fez Medina is no longer the political ...

  • Culture

    Radio

    Morocco radio broadcasts are quite diverse and you can be sure that you will be able to enjoy at least one radio station in a language that you understand. The majority of radio stations are based in either Casablanca or Tangier. If you have access to a short-wave radio you will also be able to […]

  • Fès-Boulemane

    Fez

    It seems that the city of Fez still lingers in the Middle Ages. As you arrive in the city and begin to walk around your senses are torn between beautiful sights, intricate sounds and colorful smells. Much of the city is still holding on to its French roots. Thus around 20 0000 of Fez's inhabitants stay in the city of Fez el Bali. Staying a few days in Fez el Bali will make you recognize that ...

  • Regions

    Fès-Boulemane

    Situated in northern Morocco, the region of Fes-Boulemane is home to more than 1.5 million people. The capital city of the region is the popular tourist destination of Fez.

  • Hotels

    Jnan Palace Hotel

    The Jnan Palace Hotel is conveniently located approximately ten minutes from the Fez airport and is not only able to accommodate tourists and vacationers, but is one of the best convention facilities in the city. It is surrounded by a peaceful residential area, ensuring that guests enjoy a relaxing stay at the Jnan Palace Hotel. Fez is a city filled with exciting adventures, a rich and ...