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Fes (فاس) is the third largest city in Morocco, situated some 70 km north-east from Meknes and 220 km from the capital. According to the latest census, the population of Fes is about 964,900 people, making it the third largest city in Morocco. Fes is a popular tourist destination thanks to its interesting buildings and historic places.

Closest airport Saiss (IATA: FEZ) is about 20 km away.

Places to see in Fes

Marinid Tombs
The Marinid Tombs or Merenid Tombs are a few giant tombs on the hill above Fes, Morocco, possibly housing royalty or personages of some importance, dating back to the Marinid Dynasty. The tombs are in a high state of disrepair and are crumbling, but there is some script still to be seen in the stone. Their primary attraction for tourists is the views they afford of the ancient 1200-year-old medina below, especially at sunset.
University of Al-Karaouine
The University of Al-Karaouine or Al-Qarawiyyin (العربية. جامعة القرويين) (other transliterations of the name include Qarawiyin, Kairouyine, Kairaouine, Qairawiyin, Qaraouyine, Quaraouiyine, Quarawin, and Qaraouiyn) is a university located in Fes, Morocco. Founded in 859, as a religious school, the university is one of the leading spiritual and educational centers of the Muslim world. It is the oldest extant university in the world. Шаблон: Fact
University of Al-Karaouine
The University of Al-Karaouine or Al-Qarawiyyin (Arabic: جامعة القرويين‎) (other transliterations of the name include Qarawiyin, Kairouyine, Kairaouine, Qairawiyin, Qaraouyine, Quaraouiyine, Quarawin, and Qaraouiyn) is a university located in Fes, Morocco. Founded in 859, as a madrasah, the university is one of the leading spiritual and educational centers of the Muslim world. It is considered the oldest continuously operating academic degree-granting university in the world.
Bou Inania Madrasa
The Madrasa Bou Inania (also Bu Inaniya) in Fes, Morocco, is a madrasa founded in AD 1351–6 by Abu Inan Faris who also founded the Madrasa Bou Inania in Meknes. It is widely acknowledged as a marvel of Marinid architecture. " Bou Inania" comes from the first part of the sultan's name " Abou Inan" The madrasa functioned as both an educational institute and as a congregational mosque at the same time.

If you have seen everything in Fes already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you will be around, try one of the following places:

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Marinid Tombs

The Marinid Tombs or Merenid Tombs are a few giant tombs on the hill

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University of Al-Karaouine

The University of Al-Karaouine or Al-Qarawiyyin (العربية. جامعة

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University of Al-Karaouine

The University of Al-Karaouine or Al-Qarawiyyin (Arabic: جامعة القر

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Bou Inania Madrasa

The Madrasa Bou Inania (also Bu Inaniya) in Fes, Morocco, is a madrasa

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Borj Nord

Borj Nord or Burj al-Shamal (Arabic: برج الشمال‎), Al-Burj

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Hotels in Fes

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Fes Marriott Hotel Jnan Palace

starting $115

Hôtel Volubilis

starting $174

Royal Mirage Fes

starting $75

Hôtel Wassim

starting $51

Hôtel Volubilis

starting $102

Hotel Mounia

starting $41

Hotel Splendid

starting $36

Grand Hotel

starting $35

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