Although only Muslims can enter, you can look in from the outside to your heart's content. This is one of Morocco's most holy sites and multiple entrances allow lots of views into the beautiful shrine. Just that little bit is worth the time. One of the most beautiful places we visited in Morocco and my favorite place in Fez.
I have to admit that as a Muslim I was allowed to enter this site. I do wonder why non-muslims are not allowed as they would be at any other mosque (apart from Mecca and Medina). Whilst this is speculation, I believe that if this was allowed to become just another tourist site, it would lose its spiritual essence for... 更多
The most important place to stop by at the Medina of Fez Morocco. This is the Tomb of the builder of the city centuries ago. Great architecture, perfect ceramic work, great candles collection.
Another location in Fes where non Muslims are allowed to enter so you can only get a photo from the doorway. Total waste of time and effort. No idea how people can rate attractions like this so highly when it's blatant discrimination.
What it is: The zaouia (a French transcription of the Arabic word, pronounced "za-wee-ya") is a mausoleum of a Muslim saint or spiritual figure that is part of a larger religious complex. Historically, these complexes acted as charitable foundations that could also perform civic functions. Moulay Idris II founded the city of Fez at the beginning of the 9th century... 更多
As a non-Muslim I wasn't able to enter but was able to peer in where there were entrances. I did try not to be too intrusive since its a place of for people. I didn't plan to visit. It just happened to be in the area I wandered into. Not sure if it's a place I'd go out of my... 更多