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Private Guided 6-Hour Walking Tour of Fez
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3-Hour Batha Palace, Bab Boujloud, Mellah and Kings Palace Tour in Fez
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Fes, Morocco
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

Very interesting to see the history of cultures and religious groups that were important to the trade in early centuries.

Thank rosullie
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Many visitors to Fes go to the ancient medina and the modern French town, but most don't seem to visit the Mellah. Situated between the medina and the King's Palace to give a barrier between the often violent people of Fes (in the past, not...More

1  Thank Adam G
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We had a tour through the Mellah. It is easy to reach and is located close to the Royal Palace and between the new town and the Medina. Ensure you have a pre booked, professional tour guide, as there are many false and misleading operators...More

3  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 28 December 2015

What a different and amazing side of Fez you will see in the Mellah. The architecture of the houses is dramatically different and they have Windows looking out to the streets along with large wooden balconies for sitting outside and overlooking the streets. The streets...More

2  Thank pensioner090
Reviewed 27 December 2015

The mellah as a whole was interesting -- the balconies on architecture for the first time, for example. But the highlight of the district is the Jewish cemetery, which has a "museum" inside that is more like a huge yard sale or estate sale of...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 1 December 2015

While this is not a 'must see', it is worth a half hour to see inside the synagogue and the beautiful furnishings inside. I know little of Jewish-Fes history, but I find it significant, during this time of accusing Islam of terrible things, that the...More

Thank Judybookdoc
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Reading reviews of the old tannery I was expecting a terrible smell and took the mint leaves from the man at the entrance fully expecting the worst. Perhaps the wind was blowing the smell in another direction because, to me, it was barely noticeable. The...More

Thank RJWal
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Somewhat interesting neighborhood with balconies and ironwork but far more interesting sights in the medina. If pressed for time you can skip the mellah.

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This section of Fez used to be the old Jewish Quarter. Very few, if any, are still there as most have left for the US or Israel.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Cemetery is very interesting, and our guide took us into a beautiful synagogue. The architecture here is different, interesting visit to see the difference between the Jewish and Arab sections.

Thank Millet02
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Ian K
11 October 2016|
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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.
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shar1942
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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
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