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Zaouia of Moulay Idriss II

Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes 30030, Morocco
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“off limits” (3 reviews)
“tomb” (5 reviews)
“muslim” (12 reviews)
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Boutouil Kairaouine, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 25 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
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Another location in Fes where non Muslims are allowed to enter so you can only get a photo from the doorway. Total waste of time and effort. No idea how people can rate attractions like this so highly when it's blatant discrimination.

Thank DaveRuss
Reviewed 22 January 2016

the restauration of the bulding is a bit too flashy for my taste and it is not possible to enter when your not muslim.

Thank weissmark
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