This colorful city immerses you in the typical decor of Morocco. The Medina of Fez in the ancient city, represents one of the largest medieval cities in the world. Within it, are the main economic activities of the city. It is here that you will be able to observe craftspeople sculpting copper, iron, wood, and making weavings or embroidery before your eyes.
The main access to the medina is through a door of 1913 which represents a Moroccan architectural art: Beb Boujloud, otherwise called "The Blue Door".
Built during the reign of the Sultan Mérinide Abu Saïd Othman in the 14th century, this historical monument of Fez was recently renovated at the initiative of King Mohammed VI, thanks to the program of restoration of historical monuments in the Medina of Fez. This Médersa housed at the time students from the University of Karaouine, and we can discover during the visit a pool dedicated to ablutions. Colorful and luminous, this Médersa is part of Mérinide architectural art.
This mosque was founded in 862. It is the oldest university in the world, before Oxford or the Sorbonne. In this establishment, more than 300 students met, studying justice, theology, notaries, etc. Enter this historic monument of Fez through one of the 14 entrance gates, and discover its library, which contains no less than 30,000 volumes, of which 10,000 entirely manuscripts. A visit you can't miss during your stay.
Former university, this Medersa is the most visited and the most famous of the city of Fez. It was built in the 14th century by Sultan Abou Inane. Its architecture is a masterpiece of Moorish art, with its minaret, mosaics of faience and its ceiling entirely carved out of cedar wood.
Opposite the Madrasa Bou Inania is this 14th-century hydraulic clock with logs, decorated with carved wood and plaster.