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Back to the past...

A town that has little changed through centuries... If you want submerge into to the moroccan way of live, this is the spot...

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fes-Boulemane Region, Morocco
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All the team (Alex, Yasmine, Fatima and the porters) were all great. Very enthusiastic and happy to help with advice/recommendations and general guidance (Yasmine was determined to ensure that we always had guides to show us around when we were trying to find restaurants or bars, despite our best endeavors to get lost in the Medina). The Diamente suite is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A town that has little changed through centuries... If you want submerge into to the moroccan way of live, this is the spot...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of different souks to explore, but not overwhelming. Well sign-posted, Koutoubia mosque a must see. And don't forget to sample the wonderful local pastries / sweets!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

To have some time visiting the Fès El bali it's a realy a nice dream looking at the old houses and founten dating back from the eiht centry alwaes in good condition manu stores of handecraf each ares have a defirent job it's realy lovely and interesting thanks a lot.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

A unique place that reflects an ancient culture. Getting around the medina is being transported to North Africa in iédia age. Impossible to visit without a guide, but beware of unofficial tourist guides. Ideally, go with a guide recommended by someone, otherwise the experience can be very disappointing. Unmissable.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The Fes Madina is like stepping into a different time. There is a lot of beautiful and historic architecture to see (in the mosques and madrassahs), but only Muslims are really allowed inside them, except one (Bou Anania). Expect to be harassed by both official and unofficial (illegal) guides. The official ones can be quite cheap (100 MAD for 3... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This is the REAL experience of Morocco and any Arab city - you may lose hours (and days) wondering all around the medina, watching all those jobs that we have lost in our countries, such as shoe repairers, chair making, smiths, etc.. All combined with so many flavours, sounds, etc..

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Markham, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Fes is not clean, not amazing and not a shoppers paradise. We found more people pushing us for buying things from them then Marrakech which we enjoyed immensely. Also living in Riad in Fes is very challenging., The Riads are away from the nearest point of taxi and you have to drag your luggage with anyother stuff that you bought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

my husband and i visited morocco and we had chance to visit this lovely town we have seen lot off things speacialy with good people

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The usual starting point for exploring (or getting lost) in the ancient Medina dated circa AD800 is the impressive monument Bab Boujloud gate, a relative newcomer on the historical scene dated 1913, on one side of the three arches is a tourist police station and on the other the remains of the old city water distributor closed off to public... More 

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