Fez is one the oldest cities in Morocco with a long and rich history dating back to the Idrissi dynasty. The city reached its peak during the Marinid era both politically and culturally, it was the capital of the kingdom and had many mosques and Madrasas constructed; some are still there today. Fez’s rich history is truly manifested everywhere you turn in its old Medina and we are here to help you explore and wander true this historical and cultural gem with our Fez Historical Tour.
The old Medina of Fez, a UNESCO heritage site, is a living testimony to a prosperous eastern Mediterranean metropolis that had a significant influence on the growth of architecture, colossal artworks, and urban planning, particularly in North Africa, Andalusia, and Sub-Saharan Africa, primarily from the 12th to the 15th century. You may also explore Fez Jedid (the new town), which was modeled after the previous architectural scheme of Marrakesh, as part of our Fez Historical Tour.
Fez Historical Tour
Our Fez Historical Tour will take you on a trip to the past, we will take you around the city and its medina visiting the monuments and neighborhoods that are the standing landmarks of its rich history, from the University of Al Qarawiyyin and the mosques, the many Madrasas like the Bou Inania Madrasa and the Cherratine Medersa to the beautiful Jnan Sbil Gardens, the Mellah neighborhood, the Jewish quarter of the city that is lives on today, Borj Nord and much more!