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
A few years ago, CNN named Morocco’s capital, Rabat, as one of the top places to visit. Is the city worth a detour or more? Visitors to Morocco usually head for Marrakech, Essaouira or Fez and don’t even consider Rabat. It’s not a premier tourist destination, but perhaps that’s where it’s charm lies. There’s