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Address: Fes, Morocco
Activities: Dining

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Walk this way - that way - every way: Fes Medina

First of all...let your feet be your guide...wear extremely comfortable shoes because it is not flat walking. Walking the Medina is an adventure, it's winding, you can and will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

First of all...let your feet be your guide...wear extremely comfortable shoes because it is not flat walking. Walking the Medina is an adventure, it's winding, you can and will get lost ( if you don't have a guide ) but it's fine. Just ask and for a few coins someone will get back to your starting point. A phrase to... More 

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Nimbin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

we loved exploring the narrow streets of this fascinating place that has the lot; historic buildings, a maze of interesting lanes, great atmosphere, fabulous market stalls, amazing variety of artisan products for sale, and a feeling of safety. People were friendly and helpful, and we didn't experience the harassment that other people have reported.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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181 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It looks like you are above the world, with a view of the contrasts between greenery and desert like medina. Do not miss it

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

In contrast to Marrakech, the medina of Fes has relatively wide streets so it is relaxing to stroll through and look at the many shops. Also in contrast to Marrakech there are not many animals nor their droppings, so one can look around rather than at the ground. We enjoyed several strolls through the medina.

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Tartu, Estonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Worth to visit. Look down and learn to ignore. I recommend to take manual-GPS with you - real maze. Hold for helpers (locals, who try to lead the way).

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149 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Not sure why TA has two entries for the same attraction in Fes. Regardless, I wrote a full review under the Medina heading.

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Amsterdam
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Fes el-Bali is actually the same as Medina of Fes, so the review I wrote there should say enough :-)

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Montaren et St Mediers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Hopefully people will not get confused but the Fes el-Bali is just another name for the Medina on which we have already written a review. So please do take the time to read our review under the name of Medina Fes.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Depending on the day of the week, you will view the tanneries filled with different coloured dyes ; ask for a terrace view from one of the shops of the Leather Street. The touts will be able to assist!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Amazing place!! The history is awesome! Pay the small fee for a guide, you need it and what you get out of it is really worth it.

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Address: Address: Fes, Morocco
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Fes-Boulemane Region  >  Fes

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