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3-Hour Batha Palace, Bab Boujloud, Mellah and Kings Palace Tour in Fez
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“jewish cemetery” (18 reviews)
“place r'cif” (2 reviews)
Fes, Morocco
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The Fez medina is truly a maze. You need a guide ao you don't get lost, so you can find the places you would like to visit and so you can explore at peace with minimal harrassment from other inspiring guides to be. Most hotels...More

Thank Mal_1313
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Another wonderful place to wander around and explore. Get off the Main Street and head for the local market ... different in the morning to the afternoon and different again in the evening. Well worth various hours of visit.

Thank deeveedubai
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A mellah, the Arabic meaning "salt spring" or "salt marsh" which was the area of the first Jewish settlement in Fez is a walled Jewish quarter of a city, analogous to the European ghetto. Jewish population were confined to mellahs in Morocco beginning from the...More

2  Thank Bob H
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A definite stop when visiting fez, the cemetery tells a thousand stories of life here in the past and how the country worked then.

Thank gianfranco122017
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Up to 250,000 Jews once lived in the area dating back to the 14th century. Now very few Jews remain but you will be able to spot their houses as the balconies are on the external side of the building as opposed to the Muslims...More

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 7 May 2017

in this area all the Jewish aloud to live in Fez you can see the way they used to live and to see the Beit Ha'Cahim cemetery where the famous grave Solica

1  Thank Itzik L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The synogogue built in the 1600's, by itself, justifies the trip. Learning about the history of the Jewish people in Morocco was a huge surprise to me. I have been to the mellah twice and recommend it.

Thank califbikegal
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a very old Jewish cemetary in Marrakech in the Jewish Quarter. We had a member on our tour who's father is buried here. It is a large cemetary and makes the statement that once there was a very large Jewish population in Morocco.

2  Thank tammymarty
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The jewelleries in this area have a unique know-how so I went here to repair some of my jewels and it was done perfectly.

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The mellah quarter (not talking about the graveyards here) is a nice place for a little walk, when you happen to be in the neighbourhood.

Thank Jurgen B
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Ian K
11 October 2016|
Response from Prateek J | Reviewed this property |
Check with your Riad in Fes. This would be the most trusted way of finding out. Some days the street market is closed.
18 January 2015|
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Response from sidraa02 | Reviewed this property |
We're family group of 8 and trip arranged with a guide, however people are extremely friendly and helpful and am sure they'll be of great guidance when needed. Jewish sites are not not far, matter of walk distance and within... More