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“if you came to Morocco to see gates, see this one” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Royal Palace of Fez (Dar el Makhzen) - CLOSED

Central Coast NSW
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63 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“if you came to Morocco to see gates, see this one”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

Apart from Bab Mansour in Meknes, this is my favourite gate/doorway in Morocco. A must for photographers, and a lovely photo-op for anyone. Its just outside an entry way to the medina, so why not pop by?

Visited May 2013
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San Francisco, California
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195 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Nice from the outside, but don't go out of your way”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

If you're visiting the Jewish quarter anyway, you may as well stop to view the palace from the outside, but you can't get in. Warning: you are not allowed to eat in the square.

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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331 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“You see a couple of doors”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

Its worth a few moments of your time. I did not think it was all that special. If my memory is correct it was built in the late 60's

Visited May 2013
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Perth, Australia
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93 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Marginally interesting - on a generous day”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

Put it this way - in the days of film cameras you might have taken 1 photo to remind yourself years later that you were there, otherwise you wouldn't waste the film. Uninteresting really. It's not even used by the the current king. Thay said, some of the mosaics are worth a look.

Visited May 2013
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St. John's, Canada
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98 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Not interesting”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

Could not go in, could only see the outer walls and one Door that was closed to the public. Not sure why any one would want to see high stone walls that look like a prison. Waste of time.

Visited April 2013
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