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 beautiful. There are so many places to shop and small cafes or restaurants. Definitely be careful with the people because they try to get you to walk into small alley ways...  more »
  • There are actually 2 or 3 separate Medina's in Fez. The oldest is from 9(?) century, and it is really nice. Second was created by Jews from Spain in 14 century, and it is extremely interesting. Many.....  more »
  • Get a guide. All I can say. Crazy!! This is the most overwhelming maze crazed place I have ever been. There are stalls of cheap Chinese crap masquerading as Morocco goods and then actual Morocco...  more »
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