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Royal Palace of Fez (Dar el Makhzen) - CLOSED

Avenue Omar Ibnou Khattab, Fes 30004, Morocco
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Worth A Look -But One Is Not Permitted to Enter!

Still worth a visit - but do it as part of a tour. After there we were taken to the artisan studios... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2013
Worth a stop.

Worth a stop. but be warned -- is likely to be closed. Large open space and interesting... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2013
George R
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  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
13 May 2017
“Impressive grounds and entryway”
11 May 2016
“This is Royal crafted Doors.”
Avenue Omar Ibnou Khattab, Fes 30004, Morocco
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

Still worth a visit - but do it as part of a tour. After there we were taken to the artisan studios where the mosaics for the Royal Palace were made. That was most interesting!

Thank Yerma
Reviewed 7 November 2013

Worth a stop. but be warned -- is likely to be closed. Large open space and interesting architecture. The problem with rating individual spots in Fes is that they may be interesting and worth a visit, there are many like it, so, in a sense,...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We arrived early to enjoy the beauty of this palace. Our local guide was knowledgable and paced our visit well.

Thank charles a
Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

For some reason the palace was closed when I was there. The gates and facade look very nice though, so i imagine it must be the same inside.

Thank rvisser99
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Beautiful doors, open space, only allowed to take pictures of one side of gate and not allowed to get in for a visit as other countries' palaces. Nothing special to remember as you only spend 5 mins for some click-clacks admiring the carved gate and...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 30 September 2013

They're quite stunning from the back of the plaza but if you walk down to them the guards will let you step over the barriers to take pictures close-up.

Thank Porgester
Reviewed 22 September 2013

as much as i like the doors etc...for me it is hard to like something just from the outside! i would love to see the inside so again nice looking doors

Thank jef3frey
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Lovely, quiet place to see. Its not open to public, but the gates are stunning. You can see how much time it took to make them.

Thank Helenka123
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Thats all you need. The guide pointed out the history and importance of color tile work. Its a door, no more no less.

Thank bealight
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Again another photo stop. You cannot enter nor tour the palace grounds, so just admire the entrance, the gate, the mosaic and the roof tiles - which is similar to that of a traditional Chinese temple! Makes me wonder were the Chinese here or were...More

2  Thank Achooo_sg
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