Taza attractions

Viewpoint in Taza

Bab Er Rih

The most interesting section of Taza Haute's fortified wall is around Bab Er Rih, from where there are superb views over the surrounding countryside. Look southwest to the wooded slopes of Jebel Tazzeka in the Middl…
Viewpoint in Taza

Bastion

Taza Haute's bastion, where the medina walls jut out to the east, was added to the 12th-century fortifications 400 years later by the Saadians, but it's not been restored so you'd be forgiven for thinking it the old…
Mosque in Taza

Grande Mosquée

Not far from Bab Er Rih, and visible over the top of the houses, is the Grande Mosquée, which the Almohads began building in 1135 before they conquered Marrakesh in 1147; the Merinids added to it in the 13th century…