Further up, these tombs are dramatic in their advanced state of ruin, although little remains of their fine original decoration. The...
One of the oldest market places this souk, off Talaa Kebira, has graceful plane trees shading the stalls selling ceramics and...
Sofitel Palais Jamaï
A great place for a sundowner, the Palais Jamaï has a great terrace looking out across old Fez: an ideal way to finish up a day in the...
Another good riad for dining, where you’ll eat in truly fine surroundings, in the splendid courtyard, or one of the cosy salons. The...
Bab Guissa information
This gate was built in the 12th century. A bird market is held here on Friday mornings, outside the walls. Just inside the gate is a square with a large fountain, the Bab Guissa mosque and the medersa which is still in use today. The air is scented with cedarwood from the large number of carpentry workshops in the area.