Fès City of Thousand and One Nights,
spiritual and cultural capital of Morocco, universal
inheritance. This site set up by the
company DIGITAL Systems Engineering has a double aim:Rapprocher the city of the
citizens but also to present Fès at the visitors of the whole world. You will thus find here all information
concerning the imperial city and of its area.
... La town of Fès founded into 789 by Idriss Ier on the bank droite.Les
was taken refuge political Andalusians, Arabic and Jews, craftsmen, rich
tradesmen, educated, are established, the dynasties followed one another, and
leave it derrières them sumptuous palate, mosques, gardens and médersas... Fès is also an imperial destination, de luxe
hotels, hotels, golf, restaurants, thermal spas, animation and spectacles,
Festival of Fès of the sacred musics of the World... Volubilis.
At one hour of car of Fès, Volubilis, old Roman city, has a vast field
of ruins with beautiful grounds of mosaic.
Moulay Idris. With little
distance from Volubilis, Moulay Idris is brood with the side of a
mountain. Regarded as the Holy City
it is the principal place of pilgrimage of the country. One finds there the tomb of Idris Ier,
founder of the first Moroccan empire, which converts the Berber ones with Islam
towards 788. Until 1917, Moulay Idris
was prohibited to the not-Moslems. It is
what enabled him to keep an about single traditional character in Morocco.
Non-Muslims may not enter this huge
mosque, in the heart of the Fes El Bali (Medina),
which has been a centre of Islamic learning for more than a thousand years, but
often the doors stand open and it is certainly worth taking a look inside. The
mosque is surrounded by numerous madrasas (Islamic schools), many of which are
open to the public. The most famous of these is the Attarin Madrasa, built in
the early 14th century, which features a beautiful bronze door and elegant
courtyard with some impressive marble, alabaster and cedar wood decoration.