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Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II

Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes 30030, Morocco
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“resting place” (2 reviews)
“take photos” (2 reviews)
“mausoleum” (4 reviews)
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Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

moulay Idriss I in Meknes and Moulay Idriss II in Fez are 2 zaouyas that are exceptional in their beauty. the father was killed in meknes while his son was still unborn and the throne was looked after for him till he grew up and...More

Thank Taher L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will be in and out of here in a few minutes but the beautiful building itself is stunning .Well worth the one euro entry fee

Thank jimhdublin
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This place is of huge significance to the spread of Islam in Morocco , but honestly could be better kept. Also the prevalence of local "tour" guides detracted from the experience a bit. Stil, worth the stop over.

Thank haqq-aldeen
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The final resting place of Moulay Idriss II who was purportedly a descendent of the prophet Mohammad and also the founder of the ancient city of Fes. The religious shrine is located in the heart of the old medina. No entry is allowed for non...More

Thank Della G
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful building. Only Muslims allowed in.So you don't have to stop drive past if you are not a Muslim

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We stumbled upon the shrine/ mausoleum quite by chance when we saw loads of tourists on group tours gawping at the interiors. It does look stunning and you can see surprisingly quite a lot of the building through the different entrances. It's quite well hidden...More

Thank doofvfood
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

significant for the muslims very spiritual place. if your in fes dont forget to visit. a hidden gem in fes

Thank Khadija M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Zawiya moulay idriss is absolutely stunning. As a Muslim I visited for religious reasons and found myself sitting inside for ages admiring the amazing architecture. The colours and designs were just magnificent. I saw many tourists stopping outside to take photos but unfortunately they don't...More

1  Thank Fuz27
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is one of the main attractions of Fez. Moulay Idris has left Damascus and fled to Morocco in 787. The Mausoleum is a popular pilgrimage site This mausoleum is open only to Muslims and non Muslims may not enter the mausoleum. It is very...More

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Zaouia Moulay Idriss II is a monastery where the tomb of Moulay Idriss II who ruled over Morocco from 807 and re-founded the city of Fes. Very sacred and if i wanted to could only take a photo from the entrance.

Thank thesmdm
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