Fez is Morocco’s cultural and historical capital with both hidden and clear treasures – you will find nowhere. The city boasts the elaborate architecture in its madrasas, mosques as well as the enticing labyrinth – the old medina for which Fez is predominantly known.
Planning a vacation in Morocco? Then, choosing Fez city tours is a must. But the city has a lot more to do – makes confused where to start your journey. To help you out, here are a few best places to stop over in Fez:
- Bab Boujloud –
The Bab Boujloud, Blue Gate is named for the blue Fassi tiles on the outside. It was built in 1913 by the French. The swirls and star pattern tiles switch to green on the inside. When you look at either side, it’s impressive and bustling insight to the historic area with 9,500 streets and alleys. This is situated in just 7 kilometers distance from Fez and can be a part of your Fez City Tours.
- Madrasa Bou Inania –
The Madrasa Bou Inania is one of the most famous religious buildings non-Muslims can enter easily. It was an Islamic school – founded by Sultan Abu Inan Faris. The building is beautifully decorated with intricate carvings and tile work all the way up to the top of the minaret. An authentic monument of eighth-century and definitely give you a life time experience on City Tours in Fez.
- Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts & Crafts –
The Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts & Crafts is a strikingly restored fondouk (rooming house). everything you find it is beautifully presented. After all, the stunning building offers the exhibits a run for their money. There is a rooftop cafe offering great views over the medina.
- Moulay Idriss –
The Moulay Idriss – the whitewashed town located astride two green hills in a cradle of mountains located less than 5 kilometers from Volubilis. It’s one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Morocco.
With its picturesque setting, pretty historic core and national importance, it’s a mystery. Though it’s less crowded with tourists, you can often have the place all to yourself.
- Es-Seffarine Square –
Es-Seffarine Square is one of the oldest trades practiced in Fes and that of the copperware craftsmen. Surrounding the Seffarinr Square, you will listen to noisy changing and banging.
There, you’ll see coppersmiths shaping and polishing all varieties of pots, plates, and buckets. It can be best seen while sipping mint tea at Cremerie la Place in the northeast corner of the small square.
Want to take a Fez holiday? What are you waiting for? Book Fez city tours through Pure Morocco Tours and experience the best of Fez. We offer customized tour itineraries to explore the spiritual as well as handicrafts capital of the Moroccan Kingdom.
We will take you to its medina – the World Heritage Site of UNESCO – blessed with handful varieties of palaces, museums, mosques and will make your happiness. For immediate availability, contact us as soon as possible.