Travel to Fez - The Oldest of Morocco's Imperial Cities

Travel to Fez – The Oldest of Morocco’s Imperial Cities

It is a medieval city, which is one of the famous destinations among tourists visiting, it is in Morocco. Fez is a prehistoric place of culture in the Arab world. This city was built in early 800AD, on the banks of the Fez River. This place is for those people who want to go through the allure of the medieval Arab world. This place is a year round destination, but the best season to visit it during spring and autumn. Non- Muslim visitors can evade visiting the city at the time of Ramadam, when the most of the restaurants and cafes are closed during the day. This medieval imperial city served by the Fes-Saiss airport. There are regular buses carry out between Fez and Marrakech.

Fez has various mosques, lovely buildings and museums. The remainders of the 9th century Andalusian Mosque still stands on the bank of river. The complete woodcarvings on its gate, built in the 12th century, are a famous attraction. The Kairaouine Mosque, which built is the 9th century, is one of the greatest0 mosques of Morocco. Non-Muslims are not permitted to go to this mosque.

Babe es Seba, stands for the Gate of Seven, is devoted to the seven brothers of the 18th century ruler Moulay Abdellah. From the gate, the disconnected head of the conquered Portugal invader, Prince Ferdinand, was dangled for 29years. Aux Merveilles du Tapis is a 14th century Moroccan carpets and rugs. Bab Boujeloud is an elaborate gate, decorated with the blue ceramic tiles and this gate was built in 1913.

Fez has various Medersas or Islamic educational institutions. This Medersas are remaindered for their architectural brightness. The Merenids built various centers of Koranic studies at the period of 14th century, which comprised the Sahrij Medersa and Attarin Medersa. Cherratin Medersa is a 17th century school of Islamic study.

Fez el Bali is an amazing traditional souk or marketplace. The shops along its maze lanes sell carpets, jewellery, leather goods, brassware, pottery and copperware. Souk el Henna or the Little Henna Market is also a place where you can purchase henna, pottery and spices.