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
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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.
Indulge your shopping habit in Morocco: it’s a feast for the senses Ceramics Fez is famous for its ceramics. Artfully painted in blue and green, plates, bowls, jugs, tagines and even bathroom basins can be found everywhere. Look out for the slightly greyer clay from Safi: the pure white is more fragile and will chip
December and January are good months to visit Morocco. It is a popular time of year, which means the souks and cities are filled with buzzing energy, but you can always seek out some quiet if you know where to look. Exploring the Sahara is perfect – while it’s cold at night, the days are
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