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    Fes Medina (Fes el Bali): The Imperial City

    Thursday, December 3, 2009


    Fes el Bali the pride of Morocco, listed under world heritage site by UNESCO since 1983, its larger medina is believed to be world’s largest contiguous car free urban area, an unique feature of the region. Morocco has been conscious of the importance of their cultural heritage that’s why the medians are still alive and that too in its true colors. The culture and the heritage have been well taken care of. The place mirrors its age old tradition as most people continue to do their traditional work and the cacophony of large cities is not seen.   All together a different experience enchanting, vibrating mosque, markets, food shops and bazaars of metal crafts handicrafts. The traditional leather dying is still done and visitors can see leathers being soaked in the sun. This city perfectly  [...]

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