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Meknes Medina

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Address: Meknes, Morocco
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Full-Day Private Tour to Meknes, Volubilis and Moulay Idriss from Fez
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A small but nice Medina to visit.

This Medina is small but a good place to visit. It wasn't crowed and the vendors were friendly. Stop and buy some of the cookies and then have a mint tea at one of the cafe's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2016
Pruguy
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Bensalem, Pennsylvania

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A must see in the north of Marocco. Beautiful city, beautiful Medina and very nice people to meet. Don't forget to plan a couple of days in your travel

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a day trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis. The medina in Meknes is much less hectic than the one in Fes and it was really a pleasure to walk around for a couple of hours and look at the wide variety of things on sale.

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Damvant, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been into this Medina, who is typical of moroccan architecture ! The most impressive thing that I remarked was the very important quantity of counterfeiting clothes ! If you want to buy some clothes at cheap prices... You won't disappointed ! Of course there are also a lot of vegetables, spicies and fruits to sell !

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Thank Arnaud J
Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

At a certain point, all the medinas begin to look the same. To change things up, we got a horse-drawn carriage ride around the exterior and saw the stables. SUPER fun.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We had a tasting tour in this market, and there were a lot of delicious Moroccan food to sample. Some even tried the camel burger.

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This Medina is small but a good place to visit. It wasn't crowed and the vendors were friendly. Stop and buy some of the cookies and then have a mint tea at one of the cafe's just outside the Medina. It's right by the main gate that everyone visits and the granary and stables are also nearby.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The beautiful old market quarter in Meknes is a very unique attraction. It is historic in many ways but at its soul is still a shopping center that is very useful. I do recommend a guide for these Medinas simply because they have many halls and corridors that could get you lost.

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Thank Chadi B
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Merci infiniment pour avoir pris le temps de parler de notre belle Médina, qui est un point essentiel du tourisme... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The large square - Pl el-Hedim - is adjacent to the medina and this is where lots of the action is. We were hassled more here than anywhere else. The medina itself is relatively small and offers nothing more or less than any of the others. We were there on a Saturday and the crowds were enormous. It was very... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Meknes pales in the shadow of Fez which is not all that far away. It has a huge market, and not all that many tourists.

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Warrnambool, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Not as extensive as many other cities but worth a visit. The back streets are interesting to see the local life and maybe stop for a mint tea.

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