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Fes el-Bali

Fes, Morocco
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Ranked #2 of 31 Attractions in Fes
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Dining
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Well worth spending a full day - stalls with goods, foods, crafts; beautiful mosques and historical sites to visit, stinky tanneries, and, oh, get a guide - boys would love to accompany you as otherwise you will get lost. They are looking for tips :)

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

An enchanting trip back in time. I liked the authentic life style and culture. There was nothing I didn't like. Beautiful mosques, exotic!!!!!

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Darmstadt, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Travellers who have been to Marrakesh will find a lot of similarities with the medina of Fez el Bali, but it is still very unique, with its own flair and atmosphere. Of course, the best thing to do is to get lost, which is inevitable anyway. Narrow roads packed with stalls selling food, leather goods, arts and crafts, perfumes, spices... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This is where my new family lives and where we stayed in Fez. After a while we could remember some of the narrow streets but never could find our own way. But with a new unexpected view around every corner it was an exciting place to stay. So many friendly people. And so much to see and explore. I could... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Wonderful to walk along and see all the locals going about their business. it is very busy and chaotic but it is great fun to be part of it all.

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Naples, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The Medina of Fez is different drom the others Medina in Morocco. Is well managed (better of the average of Morocco) and is welcoming for the tourists. There are a lot of signals and indications for find the most important sights. This is very useful because is very wasy to lost inside the Medina because it's the most Medina of... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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115 reviews 115 reviews
59 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It is a maze of streets(over 7000) and you can easily get lost. After doing the Medina in Marrakesh, we decided to get a guide this time. This was a great choice. He showed us areas we would have never found and took us to shops we wanted to see for buying Moroccan gifts. Stay in the Medina at a... More

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Zagreb
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A maze of narrow streets full of colorful, tiny shops, very crowded. It is easy to get lost, be careful if you go on your own. We were with a guide and only covered limited sections on our own during the lunch break. Try some local delicacies made of various nuts, We saw a camel's head - not a pretty... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Fes is beautiful city and very clines there is city of Culture. Scientific I hope to come back to fes I very nice city and beautiful and people very helpful

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Bangalore, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The sight, the crowd, centuries old madrasas and tanneries still functional. Hire a guide, else there are good chances of getting lost in the medina which has 9500 streets

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