Free Things to Do in Fes

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What travellers are saying

  • Paula M
    Aix-en-Provence, France224 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Truly fascinating but do not try it without a guide. Hundreds of dead-end streets and very narrow and crowded. The tanneries are worth the trip.
    Written 3 March 2024
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  • selena
    California Desert, CA16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a special experience in this big city. The park is large and its views are great. I very much loved the experience. I will repeat it as soon as possible 😊
    Written 28 January 2024
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  • Jack
    Old Bethpage, NY803 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Fes el Bali Medina is one of the best in the world! There is everything there. So many cool sights, markets with fruits, clothes, souvenirs, leather goods, etc. The Fes el Bali Medina is incredible! It is a must see and you can’t miss it. I highly recommend for a “real” taste of Morocco!
    Written 19 November 2023
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  • Jeff T
    Doha, Qatar524 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Iconic spot to visit in Fes. The smell is not nearly as bad as before due to the process starting later (the raw hides are stored elsewhere before being brought in). We went during winter so the temperature kept the smell down as well. Watching the work is mesmerizing as you see the process of turning the raw materials into smooth durable leather. The real danger comes after the tour when they try to ell you something. The smell of your money overpowers the leather tanning process! Bargaining is a full contact sport so be aggressive and prepared to walk away if you don't get a price you like. Remember, there is nothing there you have to leave with...
    Written 20 February 2024
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  • LolaGo1
    Washington DC, DC6,407 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    On my first day in Fes, I used this beautiful gate as my reference point to go back to my riad. There are lots do behind these Gate: eating at restaurants, shopping, buying Moroccan sweets, visiting tourist attractions, watching people passing by, etc.

    Noted that this Gate has 2 colors: Blue on one side, green on the other side. In front of this Gate are the modern parts of Fes.
    Written 11 October 2023
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  • Jo Anne
    Singapore, Singapore113 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting mosque with mosaics and coloured stones and designs. Wall after wall of colourful mosaics with beautiful symmetry in architecture and art.
    Written 22 November 2023
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  • Rschagrin
    Delray Beach, FL17,176 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is the area where the leather tannery coop is located surrounded by an abundance of leather stores. They give you a mint leaf to counters act the smell of the bird poop they use in the tanning process.
    Written 10 March 2023
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  • allison m
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We walked by this store and saw the incredible rugs and knew we had to go in. The store is owned by two brothers, Idriss and Abdul, they are very kind and helpful. They let you have a look on your own and if you have questions are very happy to help. We ended up purchasing such an incredible piece at a very reasonable price. I’m so thankful we stopped here and definitely recommend it!
    Written 24 February 2024
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  • gipsona1
    Aylesford, UK176 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    There is not much to see itself, but the location does provide some great views over the city and mountains- i went mod morning but appparently great place to see sunrise
    Written 26 December 2023
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  • Jo Anne
    Singapore, Singapore113 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A beautiful mosaics displayed in old buildings with an impressive fountain displayed in the old quarters. Many impressive buildings are viewed with nice detailing in the architectural design.
    Written 8 November 2023
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  • Jo Anne
    Singapore, Singapore113 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This city has more to explore with dates and spices with aromatic fragrance in the air. Located in the Jewish quarter, narrow streets and many carts selling their wares.
    Written 9 November 2023
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  • Escape36367497129
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just off the main pathways from the blue gate you will find this hidden showroom. After some friendly bartering over mint tea, we negotiated a price that made both parties happy. There was no pressure or attitude. One just needs to know what size and colours they want and Mohamed and staff will do the rest. They even wrapped my 2 x 1.5 m carpet into a small enough size that I took it as carry on luggage for my flight home.
    Written 6 December 2023
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  • Rschagrin
    Delray Beach, FL17,176 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This section of the Medina hosts the coppersmiths and metalworkers. They make copper and brass bowls, plates, and naturally pots and pans.
    Written 11 March 2023
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  • LolaGo1
    Washington DC, DC6,407 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This attraction is a neighborhood located just outside the Old Medina. It has stores and shops like those of the Medina, but not as big. Took several pictures of items that interest me, no buying, just looking around.
    Written 14 October 2023
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  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia45,371 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Souk el Henna has been in operation for so long that hardly anyone knows when it actually started. It sells everything you can imagine, but cosmetics, perfumes, clothing, homewares, fruit and veges , and a host of other things are all sold there. There are many artisans working and making things from scratch. It is the real Fes! Worth a visit.
    Written 2 June 2020
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