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Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

This zaouia has a personal significance to me, so it will be hard to find the words to express my visits here. But, as a Muslim, I was able to enter, pray, and reflect. I loved sitting on the super-plush rugs surrounded by locals in their jilbabs and babouches (even the tots!). If you are Muslim and go inside, don't forget to look up! I love that men and women can pray in the same space - we were separated, of course, but the woman have just as much space on the same floor as the men do, a common theme in Fes. I visited a few times...

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Reviewed 28 May 2013

You can peek in from the outside, but non-Muslims are not allowed in. You can see a bit of the tomb, and the ceiling, but otherwise it's packed with tour groups. Only go if you have a specific interest, or are looking for candles or nougat that are sold in the shops leading up to it.

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Reviewed 26 November 2012

beautiful site indeed,and the surrounding architecture,remiscent of the past era.You sense the spiritual awe of the place as you enter.The guards looked very grandeuir in their costumes.

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Reviewed 21 July 2012

...however like all Mosques except one in Casa you can't go in. However you can look at it from the doorway

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Reviewed 3 July 2012

Being a Pakistani, shrines are not new to me. We have them every where and i always find the practise quite strange. The Muslim faith is either for or against shrines and Moroccons seem to like them.

This particular shrine is dedicated to a great leader and gets visitors from all over morocco. The history of Fes and its centre in the religious studies of Morrocco makes fes a hot spot. This Shrine then had a strange fanatic aura to it. I am a Muslim but decided against entering it. I would not pray to or for the person buried so would only be getting in the way of those who would. This place is only worth a stare from the door in my opinion. But worth finding? well you wont miss it if you wonder around fes.

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