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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  • The Medina of Fez is very unique, many people, many streets and shops, many people trying to scam. There is nothing to see nothing more than strolling through the streets and see the area where they make leather and a couple of mosques.
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  • 650,000 inhabitants and 9,500+ streets in this Medina. You can find in here the first and oldest university in the world, mosque, local speciality stores, tannery, and all kinds of Morrocan localities...  more »
  • You can not do it by yourself, you must hire a local guide in order to visit those local artisans weaving carpets, treating leather, producing glass and ceramics , etc. Higly recommended/  more »
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