Medina of Fez, Fes

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Discover the historical heart of the city at Medina of Fez, the oldest neighborhood in Fez, protected as a World Heritage Site. Founded as the capital of the kingdom by the Idrisid dynasty in the 8th century CE, the walled part of town includes a wealth of historical monuments and buildings flanking narrow, winding, bustling streets. Head to area's souks to haggle for traditional clothing, spices, and ornaments, or take in scenes of everyday life from the comfort of a local cafe. Find out how to plan Fes trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Within the country's priceless smtheot factory inside the maze should have six carefully lchacht a guy giving Mint that smells very spicy to asthma patients are recommended not to go to the top floor
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  • We began our trip in Tangier, then to Chefcouen, then Fez. Tangier was tough because the hotel gave us a bad guide who ignored all entreaties to show us the real town rather than take us shopping wher...  more »
  • Very interesting to see how the leather is tanned and all the processes - all on the rooftops and views of the city - well worth the climb up all the steps - amazing. You can buy the goods afterwards ...  more »

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Where to stay in Fes

Accommodations in Fes mostly concentrate in and around the old part of town, the city's tourism hotspot. Budget-friendly and mid-market choices abound, ranging from youth hostels and basic hotels, to restored traditional houses with quiet courtyards. Luxurious options include boutique hotels situated in renovated mansions.
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