Moulay Idriss Zerhoun attractions

Mausoleum in Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss

The Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss is Morocco's most important pilgrimage site, and the town is swamped every August during the annual moussem to venerate it; it’s said locally that five pilgrimages to Moulay Idriss dur…
Viewpoint in Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

Grande & Petite Terrasses

These lofty medina vantage points provide stunning views over Moulay Idriss and the green-roofed mausoleum. The Grande Terrasse is broader and better for capturing panoramic vistas of the hilltop town and surroundin…
Landmark in Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

Haroune Aqueduct

Also known as the Roman aqueduct (though it's not that old), this is a remarkable structure probably built to provide water to Moulay Idriss.
Ruins in Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

Roman Baths

The Roman Baths have a small circular pool that sometimes has water in it. When it does, it's often full of boys and young men, and women visitors might not feel comfortable having a dip. The baths do make a great d…
Mosque in Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

Cylindrical Minaret

The only cylindrical minaret in Morocco is found at the Sentissi Mosque. Built in 1939, it is covered in pretty green zellige (mosaic tiles) and white Kufi script. Find it by climbing steps into the medina beside tw…