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Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II

Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes 30030, Morocco
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6-Hour Private Walking Tour of the Medina in Fez
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  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
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“tomb” (5 reviews)
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Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

significant for the muslims very spiritual place. if your in fes dont forget to visit. a hidden gem in fes

Thank Khadija M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Zawiya moulay idriss is absolutely stunning. As a Muslim I visited for religious reasons and found myself sitting inside for ages admiring the amazing architecture. The colours and designs were just magnificent. I saw many tourists stopping outside to take photos but unfortunately they don't...More

1  Thank Fuz27
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is one of the main attractions of Fez. Moulay Idris has left Damascus and fled to Morocco in 787. The Mausoleum is a popular pilgrimage site This mausoleum is open only to Muslims and non Muslims may not enter the mausoleum. It is very...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The Zaouia Moulay Idriss II is a monastery where the tomb of Moulay Idriss II who ruled over Morocco from 807 and re-founded the city of Fes. Very sacred and if i wanted to could only take a photo from the entrance.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The door, and what we saw through it, was pure splendour. Very richly decorated. Would have loved to get really in;

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Although only Muslims can enter, you can look in from the outside to your heart's content. This is one of Morocco's most holy sites and multiple entrances allow lots of views into the beautiful shrine. Just that little bit is worth the time. One of...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I have to admit that as a Muslim I was allowed to enter this site. I do wonder why non-muslims are not allowed as they would be at any other mosque (apart from Mecca and Medina). Whilst this is speculation, I believe that if this...More

Thank ldreesah
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The most important place to stop by at the Medina of Fez Morocco. This is the Tomb of the builder of the city centuries ago. Great architecture, perfect ceramic work, great candles collection.

Thank Jay-s-tampa
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Interesting history and amazing vestibule but, like many of the attractions in Fes, off-limits to non-Muslims. Such a shame as the interior looks quite promising.

Thank Nomihodai
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Not easy to find though it's steps away from the main street and off-limits to non-muslims, it's still worth looking at through the many big doors.

Thank Bernard B
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