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This historic town center is one of the most well-preserved in all of Morocco, exhibiting vital Islamic and Andalusian architectural detail.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Tetouan, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Way fewer tourists than other cities so it was easier to get around without people insisting on helping you find your way and then shaking you down. Great opportunity to eat check and delicious.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed December 9, 2018

People stop by this place on their way to Chefchaouen, the blue city. It is an UNESCO listed place with many historical buildings but nothing spectacular for photos, or instagram

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lingang
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Small enough to be manageable and feels very traditional compared to medinas in Chefchaouen, Fez and Marrakech. Few "guides" to bother you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rorinho
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The Medina of Tétouan is very interesting to explore - but use a guide! You will never have orientation in this small walkways between the tiny houses. Everything is built in and on top of each other. Beautiful experience. Must see, UNESCO world heritage

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fculrich
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

This medina feels authentic thanks to the fact that it isn't touristic. Alleys are full of surprises and the architecture is awesome. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FrenchTraveller001
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Nothing much to do in Tétouan. The Médina looks more modern than other Moroccan cities. The thing I found here that I did not find elsewhere is the bookstores. Bookstores selling books about Arabic and Islamic history are everywhere.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Basil A
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Medina of Tetouan is a UNESCO heritage site since 1997 for it's integrity and authenticity. Its one of the smallest Moroccan medinas, its one the of the most complete and mostly untouched by outside influences, after it was rebuild by Andalusian refugees expelled from Spain...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Tomi V
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We chose to spend two nights here instead of two nights in Chefchaouen. I was amazed at how lovely the new city was and its incredible historical Medina. Our Riad was a beautiful palace type property rich with a fusion of Andalusian and Moorish architecture....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Silvafalcon
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The medina itself is not big. I was impressed to see the road signs, which still preserve some jewish names, though the jews no longer live there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed September 20, 2018

The historical background of this Medina is fascinating. Indeed, it is impressive that it dates back to 1492 and is certainly worthy of a UNESCO designation. However, we elected to visit the Medina of Tetouan as an excursion from our cruise ship that landed in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LittleFelix
August 14, 2016|
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Response from Samarena | Reviewed this property |
Tetouan would be an option but I recommend you to take a taxi to safe time. I recommend highly the medina. Just go with the flow, it's a wonderful experience if you're open to the real Moroccan life.
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JeanReed
August 2, 2015|
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Response from Per S | Reviewed this property |
Go to Asilah, so much nicer!
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