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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the end of 2018 we (Dutch family of 4, kids 14 and 18) chose to visit Morocco. Fly to Fez and hire a car to drive our way via Meknes and Ouzoud to Marrakech. What a lovely neighbourhood. We wandered around the mail street...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BVvdB
Reviewed December 13, 2018

In 1244, the Marinid rulers overthrew the Almohad Caliphate, then ruling Morocco. The new rulers (Berbers with Sunni Muslim beliefs) decided to relocate the capital to Fes. A "new" walled section of town was built fit for the royals, with a palace, nearby houses for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A S
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

If you are exploring Fés el Jédid, you defenitely have to visit Le Souk Artisanat (you can find it on Google). It's a bit hidden, but you can find it easy follow cardboards or find this place on Google. It's a beautiful house with 4...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Interesting to see the imposing gates of the royal palace, Melah and New Fes and the Bab Boujloud but not much else here to see.

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

Is called New Fes but is exist 700 years. Built by Merinid sultan Abú Jusuf Jakúb (1258-1286) for his soldiers.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank milankov
Reviewed August 16, 2018

El-Jdid is the second old town of Fez after the Medina. It leads from the Mellah (Jewish quarter) to the city gardens and offers a lot of shops and a typical spot of Moroccan life. Good for a walk in shade after visiting the Mellah...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Corrado R
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Fes el-Jdid was interesting to visit but should not be a priority. The streets are "grittier" than other areas of Fes, and Morocco generally for that matter. It is mostly a working class area of people going about their business. The gates of the Dar...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GVancouver
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Attached to Fes-el-Bali this is the new town though only in comparison to Medieval. There is a long open bazaar where locals buy their clothing and also many shops selling fabrics for home decoration. The styles and materials are changing in Morocco too, the latest...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Heli P
Reviewed January 9, 2018

This spot should not be your priority if you are visiting Fez. It lacks the nice style you can see in the rest of the Medina.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nasbrel
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Visited a couple of times, once en route back to Fez el Bali from the train station. It is not as interesting as the old medina so we didn't spend a lot of time there. We did have a brief stroll through the market, went...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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