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Fes el-Bali

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Address: Fes, Morocco
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The handicrafts centre of Morocco

Get yourself a guide first or you will get lost as many of the alleys in this massive medina look alike. Then get some extra dirham and go, because even with an iron will I doubt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Helen K
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Strathbogie, Australia
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Strathbogie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Get yourself a guide first or you will get lost as many of the alleys in this massive medina look alike. Then get some extra dirham and go, because even with an iron will I doubt anyone will end the day without being tempted by some of the varied artisan crafted handicrafts - mosaics, pottery, brass and silver carving, copper... More 

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Thank Helen K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting this side of the city really feels like time traveling and learning about all the wonders of this 12 centuries medina.

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Thank Jonathanseap
Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nothing to conpaire to the marrakech medina. we should have spend more time in Fez and less in marrakech. This is the name of the old medina

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Thank j0hns00n
Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take your time and look around, but bring a guide. The sites will have a lot more meaning if you have someone to explain what you're seeing.

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Thank AhuvafromTX
Madrid, Spain
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Highly recommended destination for a cultural trip. It is romantic and very authentic. Fes el Bali is one of the most interesting sector.

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Thank JavierAdamo
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

There are very few places like Fes-el-Bali. It's beautiful, but also a puzzle in some ways. It has a charm all of its own, but you do not necessarily have to love it. You can enjoy it however.

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Thank Dimitris L
Orange
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Just enjoy the locals and see how they live. Don't rush, walk, sit and enjoy. Have a drink and watch how the other side of the world operates. Just wonderful

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Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Fascinating area of Fes to explore on foot to experience the true flavor of the old city. It's easy to get lost in the maze of small streets and alleyways, but for some of us that's the fun of exploring a new locale. Dive in, and experience Morocco !

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Thank James W
Bogota, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Every part of this city is beautiful and fascinating. I will return soon to this beautiful city. It is also romantic.

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Thank JuliaMdMn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Skip Fes from your itinerary. Not worth it. Especially the old Medina is not at all well preserved and will leave you speechless in a bad sense.

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