Meet Fes, The Largest Medieval Settlement In The World

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Located in the northeastern part of Morocco, Fes is the oldest city in Morocco and capital of the Kingdom in the 13th century. Beside a home for the oldest university in the world, Fes El Bali or Medina of Fes is also known both as the largest medieval settlement and great city of Islamic civilization. Found in 789 A.D by Moulay Idriss II, the city had became the center of Islamic education, cultures, arts and place where people met who were coming. from other part of the world. Today, Fes is known as the third largest city in Morocco, following Casablanca and the capital Rabat.

Fes, Morocco

Fes, Morocco

Fes, Morocco

I arrived in Fes at 11 am after taking three hours train journey from Casablanca. What I did at the first time I stepped my feet in the city was getting my ticket to Meknes in the next two…

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