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Reviewed 3 days ago

Being in the middle of the old city, this site was not as big as we had expected...but was very impressive. the tile work and inlay was beautiful...

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Shereen M
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Visited here in July, the entrance alone is exquisite and doesn't disappoint once inside. The wooden arches, carved plaster work and ornate tile work is stunning. People come here to invoke blessings. boys before being circumcised or women wanting to get pregnant. The place has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank julesem47
Reviewed 16 October 2018

One of the sacred tombs in Morocco but unfortunately you can look through the open door as only Muslims may enter

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AdrianT-Perh
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Founder of first dynasty kings of Morocco Idris I decided to change capital country from Volubilis to Fes, but he died and founder of Fes is his son Idris II.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank milankov
Reviewed 3 October 2018

No access to non-Muslems, but you can get views from the doors. Interesting low bars to keep donkeys etc out. Stunning tile work, fountain etc

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We went with a tour guide but could only peer through the door. There were lots of people because the city is doing annual celebration of Moulay Idriss. The inside looked beautiful and I would have loved to be able to enter and look more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A very special and moving monument whose artisanal work is exceptional and of enormous complexity...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mafiaro
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A historic mosque that is extremely well-kept. It contains a shrine for the local saint "Idriss" and is serviced by a very friendly caretaker who was very happy to show us around and explain things. In addition to its historic/touristic value, it is also a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Hossam A
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Tourists cannot enter but views from outside are enticing and interesting and it is appropriate to recognise the founder of Fes when in his city. The area around is very busy and there is a need to enjoy a glimpse and to move along.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is the mausoleum of the man who is considered the founding father of Fes. Apparently there are many entrances to the Mausoleum. We were taken to the entrance that is in one of the alleyways of the souk. We were not allowed inside so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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