Meknes

Meknes

exploring one of the four imperial cities and former capital of Morocco

Location: 

Meknes, Morocco

Duration: 

Monday, February 27, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Meknes: founded in the 11th century and temporarily the capital under Sultan Moulay Ismaïl 
  2. Medina: lovely old town with endless narrow roads and markets, surrounded by stone walls
  3. Parking: connecting with the local parking guard, feeling the mutual trust after first suspicious
  4. Atmosphere: what a great mood, with so many friendly Berber people gathered in one city
  5. Riad Bahia: staying at a beautifully restored historical riad with view over the old town

Image sources

  1. Vendor at Lahdim Square
  2. Beautifully decorated gate
  3. High above Meknes' rooftops
  4. Buying vegetable on the market
  5. Walking through the streets

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