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Reviewed 9 January 2019

We stopped here on our way from Volubilis to Fes, as it's very close. This is the holy city in Morocco and very meaningful. As a non muslim you can walk around the square and then past the mausoleum and walk the narrow streets to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kangelini
Reviewed 2 January 2019

I had a choice to make... go see the city of Moulay Idriss, or miss the last train to Marrakech and sleep in the train station lol... since I am writing this review, I obviously chose to see this beautiful city and I am so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank aegle829
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Not too far from the Roman ruins of Volubilis, We visited the town of Moulay Idriss on market day - what a fabulous experience...!! The main street is crammed with market stalls, locals buying and selling stuff, donkey carts, mopeds,cars and the occasional intrepid tourist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Visited on a Saturday, and all the way up the hill the street was lined with stalls and full of shoppers. Donkey carts and vehicles still attempt to push through the crowds.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SuperDave47
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Took a short trip with our local guide after volubilis to this city, and its so beautiful, even better in real life! We first witness a panoramic view, then proceed to walk up the town on the hill to see its colours and learn about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank carrineeng
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Wherever you travel in the world, there are always some people who prey on tourists. In Morocco, this is obviously the case too and touristy places such as medina entrances, parking lots etc. are always populated by such people. Most of the time, you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Vincent G
Reviewed 9 September 2018

As you travel through the Moroccan countryside, pass by the Holy City of Moulay Idriss for a photo opportunity. Each year Muslim’s make the pilgrimage to Moulay Idriss, which is called the Moussem. They also celebrate significant religious dates such as the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 19 August 2018

It is quite a walk, but worth it. Best to get a guide, otherwise you can easily get lost. Make sure do agree with the guide how much you are paying. We always had GPS on, in case we get lost, despite the guide!! The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jamkib
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Sooooooo many steps but glad for our guide (Majeet-forgive spelling) who made it only just bearable. Very insightful & was also our dinner host. He was always ready & happy to be of assistance, thnx x

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We dropped in here for lunch after visiting the Roman ruins at nearby Volubilis. It’s pretty hard to find a decent restaurant here. In fact, it proved impossible. So we took potluck and yielded to the entreaties of one of the many brochette vendors along...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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