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Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

Meknes 50353, Morocco
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Private Tour: Meknes and Volubilis Day Trip from Fez
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“moulay idriss” (20 reviews)
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Meknes 50353, Morocco

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

The review is all about the view back-grounded by wonderful people and engaging small Medina with the tomb of Moulay Idriss 1 ... much not listed on Trip Advisor. Please check out my photos on Moulay Idriss with a thousand Arabian tales to tell on...More

Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Trip Advisor refers the village of Moulay Idriss as a side bar to Meknes. The village stands on its own as a worth site in Morocco; olive market, bread maker, green walls of faith, donkey only goods transport and the tomb of Moulay Idriss. The...More

1  Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Visited here in late May after visiting the Roman ruins in Volubilis being 5 kms away. The small city sits in the cradle of two mountains at the base of Mount Zerhoun. The town was settled by Moulay Idriss as I understand is a very...More

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Moulay Idriss Zerhon is a holy city that is named after Moulay Idriss, who brought islam to Morocco in 8th century. A nice picture of the city can be taken from a hill if you are approaching Moulay Idriss from Volubilis. It is recommended to...More

1  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Neat little hillside town with an important historical Muslim significance for locals. Nothing overly spectacular but a decent way to spend an hour or two to walkabout the town. Not really worth it to come out from Fes specifically to visit, but it certainly makes...More

Thank QuakesNewYork
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

this never ending kind of circuitous mountain town is tiring hike to top is worth a visit. it looks fantastic hill town from far. top view is panoramic and worth the hike.

Thank Mallik0425
Reviewed 12 April 2017

An easy daytrip from Meknes. Moulay Idriss is nice to wander around if you ignore the wanna be guides. the mausoleum itself is closed to those not muslim but you can see it from some of the terraces above.

Thank ellisveen
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Loved this place. Very quiet and relaxed,the locals are friendly and not really into the typical hard sell.Only a few guesthouses and one street with a few restaurants serving up the best Kefta I had in morocco..and cheap. Just walking around the town residential areas...More

Thank andersmark2006
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Because of its historical importance for Morocco and also its location , this small town is worth the detour on the way to Volubilis !

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I probably didnt make the most of this historic hilly town but it is a good place to change share taxi for the last couple of miles to the Roman ruins at Volubilis. The main square has lots of eateries, shops, pharmacies etc and some...More

Thank debspants
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