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Meknes, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stoped my car at parking and walked on my feet, wander around, watch faces and shops, and get to know the sights of the area.

Thank Bader A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Similar to all Medina’s, this square comes alive in the evenings with places to eat and entertainment of varying degrees

Thank AliceK28
Reviewed 1 week ago

The city of Meknes, or as it is called still the Moroccan Versailles. Meknes was built by Sultan Ismail, a contemporary of the "sun king" of Louis XIV. The city is surrounded by triple fortress walls with cannon bastions and is clearly divided into a...More

Thank riddlrstory
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Meknès, an old imperial city, rose to importance under the rule of Sultan Moulay Ismail, during the 18th century. Bab Mansour, named after the European architect who embraced Islam, is a very beautiful gate which leads into the city. It is of Moorish and Spanish...More

Thank Vivien T
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The medina in Meknes was a pleasure after Fez. No harassment, friendly people, beautiful streets and relaxed sightseeing. The medina is quite large, but we never had a problem finding our way. And most importantly, anybody would point you in the right direction without any...More

Thank Kyja13
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The best way is to visit the Medina two ways: with a guide who can navigate it efficiently while describing the historical background and without a guide so that you can really explore the place (you can hire a guide for about MAD100 for an...More

Thank travelerNtourist
Reviewed May 6, 2018

If you've been to other medina's this one might blend into the others in your memory. It's certainly more authentic and less hassle than Fes and Marrakech so if you haven't been to smaller towns with medina's then this one is a must. If you've...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Traditional imperial city...great for a 2 day visit with lots to see...welcoming and worth taking time visiting other attractions like voublisis (only 25 kilometres outside)...roman ruins.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Half a day is enough to enjoy this maze of streets and shops. We went there on Friday and then it is really quite. But the people are really nice, interested and less of a hassle than in Fes. But that one is definitely better.

Thank Ortwin
Reviewed April 26, 2018

If, like me, you get tired of people constantly hitting you up for a buck, then 2 medinas is probably about as much as you can handle. If you're trip offers the option of more than 2, then this may be one to give a...More

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April 21, 2018|
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Response from BeauSoleil_A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Khalil is temporary working by the town Museum and Ahmed has his own horse carriage company just in front of Bab Mansour and it is called HAMEDEO SULTAN. COCO was the horse name of the carriage we use.
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December 19, 2017|
Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
Hi from our experience most hostels will be happy to arrange someone to guide you through the Medinas. MAPS ME an app works to a point but sometimes loses connection in the medinas. If you just get lost. .you can ask... More
September 20, 2015|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
Yes I only spent half a day there and then went to Volubilis which is also worth doing. If you have a car it only needs an hour or so to visit.