Fez is the cultural and historical capital of Morocco and the third largest city. Fez was founded by Idriss I in the eighth century. It is an UNESCO protected medina and is one of Morocco’s top highlights. Fes sightseeing let you to discover the history and hidden treasures. What are the most important things in Fes?
– Fes sightseeing tour.
– Day trips from Fez.
– A guide to sights in Fez.
– Old medina
The best way to discover fes is on foot, except Ceramics / Pottery factory. The top sights and attractions to see in Fez, are Fes el Bali, Bab Boujloud, Gate of royal palace, Tannery and Jewish quarter. The main mode of transport inside old medina is by donkey or mule because the streets are narrow.
Fes el Bali is the oldest walled part of Fes. It is listed under UNESCO as a world heritage sites in 1981 the name Medina of Fez, is Morocco cultural and religious center. Old Medina was originally founded as the capital of the Idrisid dynasty.
Bab Boujloud is the famous gate way in Fes, is the oldest and walled part of city. It is one of the city most iconic symbols. It was built as late as in 1913 and is one of the ancient entrances to the city.
The royal palace in Fes is one of the oldest palaces in Morocco. Fes was the capital of modern Morocco until 1925, but is now the spiritual capital. The palace is not opened to the public, but it is acceptable to take photos.
The Jewish Quarter in Morocco was known as Mellahs area. It is situated near the royal palace and mellah was established in the city of Fes in 1438. Jews people played an important role in the commercial and cultural life of Morocco capital city.