Fez medina guided tour

In Fes Medina guided tour, We will start by the royal palace entrance in the center of fes el-jadid it's a magnificent Moorish gateway, then we will walk at the first Jewish enclave in Morocco where souks, schools, synagogues and a cemetery.

After to take a look at the bab semarine entrance we will drive to the panoramic view from the north summit of the hill where the merinid tombs, the medina appears as a compact and tightly woven urban fabric enclosed within its defensive walls then we will drive to the famous entrance to the medina named bab boujloud or the blue gate was built in the Moorish style, a rich decorative scheme consisting of geometric patterns and calligraphy so we will start our walk through the Rue Talaa kabira it's means great climbs and which is partly covered by a cane canopy and lined with a small shops...

per adult from

$46

NZD

Duration

4 to 5 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Professional Local Guide
    • Ask about accessible transport if needed (additional cost)
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Fes el-Bali
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Fes el-Bali, Fes 30110 Morocco

    In Fes Medina guided tour, We will start by the royal palace entrance in the center of fes el-jadid it's a magnificent Moorish gateway, then we will walk at the first Jewish enclave in Morocco where souks, schools, synagogues and a cemetery.

    After to take a look at the bab semarine entrance we will drive to the panoramic view from the north summit of the hill where the merinid tombs, the medina appears as a compact and tightly woven urban fabric enclosed within its defensive walls then we will drive to the famous entrance to the medina named bab boujloud or the blue gate was built in the Moorish style, a rich decorative scheme consisting of geometric patterns and calligraphy so we will start our walk through the Rue Talaa kabira it's means great climbs and which is partly covered by a cane canopy and lined with a small shops.

    We will start to explore the historical sights of the medina by the Bou Inania medersa considered the largest and most sumptuously decorated Medersa ever built by the merinids between 1350 and 1355 A .C. So the only medersa in Morocco has a Minbar (pulpit) and a minaret, a mosque, Cathedral, Students School and residence and the oldest water clock.

    After we walk through the souks and the residential quarters for to explore the architecture of the medina till we reach the carpenter market where we will visit the impressive museum of wood items ( Fondouk el-nejjarine) with an elegant fountain, was built by amine adiyel in the 18 century. This caravanserai's with three floors house provided food, rest and shelters to the traders in luxury arriving from the interior.

    After to have drinks at the terrace of the museum we will continue to explore the Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II where he tomb of the second Idrissed ruler considered to be the founder of Fes and the most venerated shrine in Morocco.

    After we will walk into the five markets till we reach the El -Attarine medersa (medersa of the Spices sellers) was built 14 century and considered to be one of the wonders of Moorish architecture, then to explore the karaouiyine Mosque (9 century )

    Considered one of the oldest and illustrious Mosque in the western Muslim world, the first university in Morocco was founded by a religious woman from kairouan who donated her worldly riches for its construction.

    After to have a lunch at one of the nice restaurants in the medina or break for a drinks we explore the el-seffarine square considered the most important for the production of brasswork ,silverware and cooper Smith ,north of this place where the 14 century karaouiyine library was built by sultan Abou Inan and used by the greatest Moorish men of learning.

    Then we walk till we reach the oldest tannery in the world has been located near to the river since the middle ages and we enjoy the best view from the terrace to where dyeing vats.

    After to explore some fabulous fabrics we reach the car and we drive to complete our tour surroundings the medina and we stop at the ceramics village to explore the process to make the ceramics.

    Duration: 5 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your hotel or Riad in fes
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Kenza Tours

Activity ID: V-76359P1

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