Most fashionable hotels in Fes

In the heart of the Old Medina, near Bata Square is Dar Bensouda Hotel, which is ideal for active and motivated sightseeing enthusiasts. In a beautiful centuries-old palace, travelers are provided with stylish suites decorated in modern Moroccan style. Of particular interest is a rest zone equipped on the roof where a classic Moroccan tent is installed. Every morning, guests can enjoy a rich breakfast consisting of a variety of fresh fruits and sweet national pastries. … Further

Cuisine and best restaurants in Fes

Salads of carrots, sweet peppers, cucumbers, potatoes, and olives are popular here. Rice salad with radishes, herbs, parsley, and citrus, as well as batinjan of fried eggplant with oranges, are also interesting. Tabbouleh is made from tomatoes, mint, parsley, and wheat. Hummus, chickpea puree, also known as Turkish peas, is often served here. Falafel is made from deep-fried balls of pea puree. Pickled white beans are hidden under the name piyah. Locals often eat spicy tagine stew for lunch. It is interesting that initially, "Tagin" was the name of the dishes for cooking this dish. Chicken tagine with dried apricots is very tasty. You should also taste couscous. It is eaten from common dishes with spoons or even with your hands. In fact, couscous is wheat grits, on top of which stewed meat and vegetables are laid out. It is cooked with nuts, raisins, spices, and chickpeas. You can find chicken, meat, and fish couscous. In addition, this dish with the addition of seven different vegetables and without meat is quite popular in the city. Note that it takes a long time to cook the couscous. Therefore, it may not be on the menu in a small restaurant. Harira soup with lamb, vegetables, legumes, and turmeric is also interesting. Another thick local soup is called chorba. It is a chicken broth with spices. You should also taste the local fish soup. … Further

Guide on cultural sights

Another important symbol of the Morrocan city is the Bab Bou Jeloud Gate that serves as the main entrance to the medina of Fes el-Bali. The landmark built relatively recently, at the beginning of the 20th century, is among the city's most beautiful architectural structures. Painted in white-blue colors, it is decorated with rich ornaments and is the newest city gate. … Further

Attractions and nightlife of Fes

One of the main distinctive features of Fez is numerous street markets where you can buy all kinds of souvenirs, fresh vegetables, fruits, as well as a lot of other interesting national treats. One of the most interesting markets is located on Place Seffarine. It is the best place to choose and buy chic copper products and jewelry. Numerous craft workshops surround the square from all sides. Rich copper bowls and other interior items are made by craftsmen in front of buyers. … Further
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