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Address: Fes, Morocco
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Private Guided 6-Hour Walking Tour of Fez
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3-Hour Batha Palace, Bab Boujloud, Mellah and Kings Palace Tour in Fez

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This section of Fez used to be the old Jewish Quarter. Very few, if any, are still there as most have left for the US or Israel.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2015
Boynton Beach, Florida
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

This section of Fez used to be the old Jewish Quarter. Very few, if any, are still there as most have left for the US or Israel.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Cemetery is very interesting, and our guide took us into a beautiful synagogue. The architecture here is different, interesting visit to see the difference between the Jewish and Arab sections.

Thank Millet02
Milpitas, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

It's a cemeterry. And not a particularly interesting one. Good way to practice your Hebrew reading. Good that it's on the way to something or would get few visitors.

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Rabat, Morocco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

It is interesting but there are better places to visit in Fez historical area to visit in fez. It is interesting if you wish to see jewels.

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Navarre, Fl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I am so glad that I didn't get deterred by the heat threat, I enjoyed seeing the craft and intricate tile makers. The tannery and medina was extremely nice and it was great to bargain. The highlight of my trip was hiking to the top of the mountain to see the beautiful views of the city

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Eilat, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

I understand it is hard to reconstruct the Mellah since people live there, but it would be a pity to let the beautiful Jewish houses with balconies fall down ... We enjoyed a stroll in the neighborhood one afternoon, with the visits of two of the existing synagogues and the Jewish cemetery. Unforgettable.

Thank Shebaqueen
Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Mellah, old Jewish quarter of Fes is one of the best preserved site of its kind in Morocco. It is located next to the Royal Palace in Fes El-Jdid, where you can admire its "golden" gate from late 60's. Mellah itself has different vibes than classical medina, architecture reflects influence of Andalusia's Jews, the streets are more spacious and interesting... More 

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Montaren et St Mediers
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

The Mellah is only about a 10 minute walk from the Blue Gate but the architecture and feel is very different to the Medina. The area is generally in a poor state of repair and the offers from " guides " are far more aggressive than other parts of Fes and are all unofficial. We found the Mellah interesting but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

The Jews of Morocco had a long important history and for many of those centuries Fez was a center of Jewish life. Almost all of the Jews have left Morocco and the Jewish Quarter is simply a sad reminder of that past. The synagogue has been restored and is a worthwhile site. You can go to the basement and see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

The Mellah is the old Jewish Quarter and has a really different feel to the Medina. The roads are wider and the architecture more outward looking. The shop keeps seem approachable and honest. The guys selling dates have really good produce.

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