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Address: Fes, Morocco
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US$75.57*
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Private Guided 6-Hour Walking Tour of Fez
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US$27.00*
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3-Hour Batha Palace, Bab Boujloud, Mellah and Kings Palace Tour in Fez

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We wanted to visit the Mellah but were unsure of which way to go when we were approached by a helpful young man who took us on a circuitous rout finally to the synagogue and a... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sedona, Arizona
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Sedona, Arizona
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to visit the Mellah but were unsure of which way to go when we were approached by a helpful young man who took us on a circuitous rout finally to the synagogue and a view from there of the cemetery. It is a shame how dilapidated -almost ruins- the general area is. It clearly has not benefited from... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The houses in Rue Des Merrindes were nice with balconies. Had difficulties finding IBN Danan Synagogue and the cemetery and had to rely on Local to find them. Paid 200 dirham each to visit the Synagogue and view the cemetery from the roof . Worth the visit.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mellah in Hebrew is king. The Jewish cemetery was very fascinating from the history of the rich and dynamic Jewish community that was Fes but not only Morocco. The quarter is just a skeleton of what existed pre 1948.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This place is inside the historic city but there is not much to see except if you want to buy some jewellery.

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Thank GORDONSHHR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We wandered through this area on a Friday. It was buzzing and great fun, with most of the shops shut, but loads of little stalls and locals everywhere shopping. If like us you like people and places, then wander through and enjoy the vibe. We walked here from the El Bali, and there's plenty to see on the way. However,... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It was really tough to communicate as Noone understands English well enough and took us a good hour before we finally reached where we wanted to after stutters and false starts and almost giving up..turns out ..mellah is within one of the cryptic lanes within the pulsating and throbbing market and as we vend our way further through it ..we... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

One of the more interesting part in touring Fez. Wandered through the narrow alleys were Jews lived for many generations. Visited Ibn Danan synagogue dating from the 17th century, and one of many existed in the past. The moving part was to visit the well preserved Jewish cemetery were the famous Lala Sulika is buried (killed at a young age... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The Mellah has everything- you can see the Jewish style buildings both before and after restoration. The spice market is amazing, and the cemetery interesting (especially if you have a guide with great stories and explanations).

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the Mellah, the old Jewish quarter. The 300 year old Synagogue is in the process of being restored. There is a Torah & Bema. The Jewish Cemetery is amazing. It is 600 years old. The view of the tombs & the surrounding skyline is a great site. This is near the Palace of Fes & the Seven Doors.... More 

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belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Having seen the Mellah and the synagoge, we can but appreciate the efforts made to preserve the Jewish history of Fes. The synagoge is well preserved, and the conservator is willing to give the needed information.

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