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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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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Dining

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California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The entire experience was absolutely amazing and one I will never forget. Fes el-Bali entirely absorbs all of the senses - the sights, the sounds, the smells, the different textures - and makes you feel as though you've been completely removed from reality. You feel as though you've been taken so far back in time, you lose all sense of... More 

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Dakar, Senegal
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Get lost in Fes and discover enchanting smells and sounds! Go down alley ways and end up at dead ends. Stop for tea, bargain with vendors. Wander and enjoy

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Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The old city of Fes is the closest thing to a time travel that you can experience, overall at a completely affordable price. The smells, the colors, the people, the climate, the dail routine, everything here is different from what you are used to, so there won't be time to be bored. Simply walk around to discover new amazing places... More 

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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

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
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

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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24 reviews 24 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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117 reviews 117 reviews
60 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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