Fès

Fez, Morocco mesmerizing city is an invitation to travel. Anyone who claims to get at the outset like stepping into eastern territory, penetrating immemorial sanctuary. Indeed, it has preserved the charm of its cultural heritage while modernizing. If you have decided you fly to this city, know that you opt for a change of scenery. History, culture and traditions of Fez Often referred to as the cultural capital of the kingdom, the city of Fez seduce tourists thanks to its architectural, historical and intellectual! The influence of the city began in the Middle Ages, Fez owned "four imperial cities". The city received Morocco's capital status since its creation in 789. It retained this title until 1069 when the Almoravids elect Marrakech capital of the kingdom. Fez regain vigor and dynamism thanks to Mérénides that will transform Fez haven intellectual elites. The university Qaraouiyne becomes famous first higher education institution in the world. This growing city history was honored in 1980 when the city should obtain the rank of World Heritage of UNESCO. Tourists appease their thirst for discovery and access by browsing the many museums and the many monuments, extremely well preserved. The Medina, the oldest in the world, is a must. Fez medina side or side new city? Fez is divided into two entities & nb