We started in Lihoudi, in the northeastern corner of the medina. As you might guess from the name, this was once a Jewish area where jewellers and goldsmiths plied their trade. Out of respect for local residents, the mosque was built without a minaret so the call to prayer would not sound out over this
Fes, at the confluence of cultures The dates for this year’s festival are 14-22 June 2019. You can find out about the Festival and arrange accommodation through our sister site, Fez Riads. Practicalities: For accommodation, see our sister site, Fez Riads. We have accommodation in beautiful traditional guesthouses in the medina at all price levels.
Ramadan in 2019 starts on 5 May and ends around 4 June. We can’t be more precise because it depends on sighting the moon. So should you venture into Morocco during Ramadan? There’s no reason why not, and the insights you’ll gain into the people and culture will enhance your experience. What you need to
I read about the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music in 2000, and knew right away I just had to go. Something about the city of Fez appealed, though I had no idea what. The guiding principles of the Festival felt right, too: bringing harmony to a world torn apart by conflict. So it was