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Meknes 30050, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a couple of stressful days in Marrach, the Meknes medina was pure luxury. Unlike in Marrakech, the people were not pushy and the narrow streets were not full of motorcycles. It was very nice to stroll around the Meknes Medina and see all the...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Narrow streets lots of people, that's the Meknes Medina. It is quite interesting to take a walk there.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much really to look at. We went into the food market and also a goods market. Mostly the goods market was tourist junk. So I wouldn’t make a big effort if you don’t have the time.

Thank BloggerLinda
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Meknes is a fascinating place and such a long history. The winding streets and vendors were interesting and the main square was beautiful. I would definitely recommend a stop here. My guide, Mustafa, provided an excellent tour with a lot of interesting information both historical...More

Thank Leanne N
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I like to see how the locals live where ever I visit and this is a must to experience such. Must visit!

Thank Julianabraz
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I stoped my car at parking and walked on my feet, wander around, watch faces and shops, and get to know the sights of the area.

Thank Bader A
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Similar to all Medina’s, this square comes alive in the evenings with places to eat and entertainment of varying degrees

Thank AliceK28
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The city of Meknes, or as it is called still the Moroccan Versailles. Meknes was built by Sultan Ismail, a contemporary of the "sun king" of Louis XIV. The city is surrounded by triple fortress walls with cannon bastions and is clearly divided into a...More

Thank riddlrstory
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Meknès, an old imperial city, rose to importance under the rule of Sultan Moulay Ismail, during the 18th century. Bab Mansour, named after the European architect who embraced Islam, is a very beautiful gate which leads into the city. It is of Moorish and Spanish...More

1  Thank Vivien T
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The medina in Meknes was a pleasure after Fez. No harassment, friendly people, beautiful streets and relaxed sightseeing. The medina is quite large, but we never had a problem finding our way. And most importantly, anybody would point you in the right direction without any...More

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Response from GPhillipsMBE | Reviewed this property |
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20 December 2017|
Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
Hi from our experience most hostels will be happy to arrange someone to guide you through the Medinas. MAPS ME an app works to a point but sometimes loses connection in the medinas. If you just get lost. .you can ask... More
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
Yes I only spent half a day there and then went to Volubilis which is also worth doing. If you have a car it only needs an hour or so to visit.