Rare Pictures of Fez Between 1913 and 1926


Rabat – Throughout the history of Morocco, the city of Fez has been the birthplace of culture, art and education. It is considered one of the oldest Morocco’s Four Imperial Cities, in addition to Rabat, Marrakech and Meknes. French Museum, Albert Kahn and Garden’s website has published thousands of photos taken in many parts in […]

Fes, Morocco: A flavour of the nation

An entertaining food tour gives Nigel Tisdall an insight into life within the hypnotic, labyrinthine souks of Fes With some 10,000 alleys, it’s easy to get lost in Fes Photo: AP By Nigel Tisdall “I still get lost,” Mehdi Bennani admits as he accompanies me through the ancient heart of Fes. With its 13 mighty gates, […]

Morocco, From Coast to Desert


ed my head with a long blue chech, the sun protection worn by Moroccan desert nomads. Nearby, camels snorted and moaned while handlers outfitted them with saddles for the imminent journey. Behind us loomed a long two-story dune and an ocean of sand, undulating toward the vanishing point. After a weeklong voyage across southern Morocco, […]

Fez among The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2015


Presenting 50 incredible destinations for 2015. Where will you go this year? Stevens, a British food writer, and American Stephen Di Renza are behind Fez’s stylish Restaurant No. 7, which hosts a rotating series of guest chefs. They’re part of a group of expats restoring riads and encouraging experimentation—along with enterprising locals like Anis Sefrioui, […]

Moulay Idriss II the Founder of Fez


Idris II was born two months after the death of Idris I. His mother Kenza, the wife of Idris I was the daughter of the chief of the Berber Awarba tribe. Idris II, having never met his father, was raised among the Berbers of Volubilis and had a remarkable career. Idriss II was said to be an astounding learner. The […]

Fes: A time traveler’s delight


Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the true diversity and depth of different cultures, countries and regions. Fes, Morocco (CNN) — Fes is Morocco’s oldest city, and in many ways, it feels like a window on history. It’s home to the world’s largest, living medieval settlement, as well as to thousands […]

Morocco’s old City, Medina of Fez, to undergo €30 million renovation program


The city of Fez, one of the oldest in Morocco, will undergo a revamping worth €30 million, in a bid that will help offer better living conditions for 4,000 inhabitants. During this program, a total of 3,666 houses that faces collapsing will be renovated. The Moroccan Agency for Development and Rehabilitation (Ader) announced, during their […]

African music legends pay homage to Mandela at Morocco festival

. African superstars Johnny Clegg and Youssou N’Dour paid homage Sunday to late South African icon Nelson Mandela at the 20th edition of the World Festival of Sacred Music in Morocco. The show in Fez, the spiritual capital of the north African nation, began with a reading of English poet William Ernest Henley’s “Invictus”, often […]