Meknes Medina, Meknes

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Take a tour of Meknes Medina, a walled-off district of architectural and cultural landmarks protected as a World Heritage Site. Once the base of the Moroccan sultanate, the medina was established in the 17th century--it still contains many of its period palaces, mosques, and fortifications. As you step through the grand gates that mark the entrance to the medina, notice the blending of Islamic and European styles that continues throughout. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Meknes holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Meknes Medina and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The medina in Meknes was a pleasure after Fez. No harassment, friendly people, beautiful streets and relaxed sightseeing. The medina is quite large, but we never had a problem finding our way. And mos...  more »
  • How to describe this medina: streets where blend the discoveries of lights, colors and shadows, small stalls, craftsmen stores that tell you about their art of stone, leather, clothing... Some people invite you to enter their houses that are unattractive from the outside but that of wealth of decoration on the inside! In the streets, shops of coils of multicolored wires it's a specialty of the city. One moment, we stopped by a door that intrigues us: a Jewish cemetery, evidence of the quality reception of this Moroccan people...
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  • A gorgeous town characterized by its beautiful medina surrounded by walls. Interestingly the famous Bab Mansour and the Jewish quarter.
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