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Fes el-Bali

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Address: Fes, Morocco
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US$163.79*
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Private Guided Full-Day Tour of Fez
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day trip from Marrakech to Ourika valley

we had a great time with this company as we booked one day trip to Ourika valley and the hight atlas mountains ,our driver/guide picked up from our beautiful riad in Marrakech... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

we had a great time with this company as we booked one day trip to Ourika valley and the hight atlas mountains ,our driver/guide picked up from our beautiful riad in Marrakech around 9 :00 morning and start our journey towards the beautiful mad houses and the charming views of the morocco hight atlas mountains before we reached Ourika valley... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

There is everything you expect to see in terms of handicrafts, artisan pieces, pottery, bronze and copper plates, leather etc. Fez is the center of handicraft making in Morocco as we have been told. We also went up to see the huge leather factory but unfortunately it was being cleaned and prepared for a visit by a dignitary. The bronze... More 

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Dinas Powys, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The city has 2 medinas. El-Bali is where you want to stay in. The markets, tanneries, nice riads and mosques are all in El Bali. The new part of the city has nothing in particular that would be of interest for tourists. It's just a normal city.

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1 Thank karmalama
Strathbogie, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Get yourself a guide first or you will get lost as many of the alleys in this massive medina look alike. Then get some extra dirham and go, because even with an iron will I doubt anyone will end the day without being tempted by some of the varied artisan crafted handicrafts - mosaics, pottery, brass and silver carving, copper... More 

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Thank Helen K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Visiting this side of the city really feels like time traveling and learning about all the wonders of this 12 centuries medina.

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Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

nothing to conpaire to the marrakech medina. we should have spend more time in Fez and less in marrakech. This is the name of the old medina

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Thank j0hns00n
Washington
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Take your time and look around, but bring a guide. The sites will have a lot more meaning if you have someone to explain what you're seeing.

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Madrid, Spain
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Highly recommended destination for a cultural trip. It is romantic and very authentic. Fes el Bali is one of the most interesting sector.

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Thank JavierAdamo
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

There are very few places like Fes-el-Bali. It's beautiful, but also a puzzle in some ways. It has a charm all of its own, but you do not necessarily have to love it. You can enjoy it however.

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Thank Dimitris L
Orange
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111 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Just enjoy the locals and see how they live. Don't rush, walk, sit and enjoy. Have a drink and watch how the other side of the world operates. Just wonderful

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