The Infamous Itineraries, II


  1. The antiques market in Ain Azliten, not smelly, just dirty.

  2. The tanneries in Ain Azliten, some say the oldest. Really pestilent.

  3. Down the Tala Kbira, take a left to Palais Jamais. Visit the Donkeys Parking.

  4. On Fidays, Bird Market in Bab Guissa. Bird-flu free.

  5. Go down to Achebine souk, to enjoy the fried sardines smoke.

  6. The jouteya market with plenty of hanging camel heads and legs.

  7. Down to Rcif the food market with strong smell and taste sandwiches

  8. Please dont stop in the Quaraouiyine plublic toilets even if urgent.

  9. Snails Stand in the middle of the Tala Sguira. Give it a try.

  10. Head to your Riad for a shower and some essential luxuries.

Medersa Attarine

The Attarine Medersa

closed on fri. morning open: 10am to 1pm & 2.30 to 6 pm10dhs
A small jewel of the Merinide art. Extremely reffined zelliges and carved wood

Borj-Nord Museum

This old XVIth century fortress close to the ramparts remains true to its military tradition since it has been transformed into the Weapons Museum. The collections have been built up mainly as a result of royal donations and include a number of rare pieces.Weapons specialists will appreciate the development of techniques while art lovers will be impressed by the splendour of the objects.
Live the golden age of weaponry: everyhting is on display here, from the pre-historic axe to the modern rifle. And every civilisation is represented: Indian, European or Asiatic. However, the finest exhibits are undoubtedly Moroccan: the daggers encrusted with stones or the rifles with their inlaid butts - and there can be no question as to the most imposing piece of all - its size and weight speak volumes!A canon 5 metres long and weighing 12 tons, used during the Battle of the Three Kings.
Borj-Nord MuseumFezTel. (212 5) 64 52 41

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