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Get lost in the labyrinth of Fez' ancient medina

Fez is a true outdoor museum. The advancement of civilizations has amassed riches. Being the oldest and biggest city in Morocco, its medina is where all the artisans congregate, including tanners, weavers, dinandiers, and potters. Its squares are gathering places where an ancestors art of living is conveyed via confident yet delicate gestures, and its streets are adorned with architectural wonders.

Take a stroll through the city's winding alleys. Visit the Bab Boujloud gate to experience the elegance of Arab-Andalusian art, including the scrolls that sculpt the openings and the blue and jade zelliges that embellish it. The oldest university in the world's doors will welcome you; in the distance, you can make out the minaret of the Karaouiyine mosque.

Profit from the relaxed pace of city life and indulge in some of the world's most mouthwatering cuisine.

Taking no prisoners, the festivals. The squares and streets of the former imperial capital are livened up throughout the year by world sacred music, culinary arts, or jazz in riads.

The arts and treasures of the past still stand in Fez, a modern city where the past and present collide.

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