As a non-Muslim you may only peep through the open door but what I saw of the courtyard was very fine in the best Moorish tradition.
This zaouia has a personal significance to me, so it will be hard to find the words to express my visits here. But, as a Muslim, I was able to enter, pray, and reflect. I loved sitting on the super-plush rugs surrounded by locals in their jilbabs and babouches (even the tots!). If you are Muslim and go inside, don't... More
You can peek in from the outside, but non-Muslims are not allowed in. You can see a bit of the tomb, and the ceiling, but otherwise it's packed with tour groups. Only go if you have a specific interest, or are looking for candles or nougat that are sold in the shops leading up to it.
beautiful site indeed,and the surrounding architecture,remiscent of the past era.You sense the spiritual awe of the place as you enter.The guards looked very grandeuir in their costumes.
Being a Pakistani, shrines are not new to me. We have them every where and i always find the practise quite strange. The Muslim faith is either for or against shrines and Moroccons seem to like them. This particular shrine is dedicated to a great leader and gets visitors from all over morocco. The history of Fes and its centre... More
This town is pretty when seen from above, but not really worth your time to explore. Even though it's extremely sacred to the Moroccans, non-Muslims can't go in the Mosque... and there isn't that much to see. Our driver stopped here on the way back from Volubilis.
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