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Fes or Fez is an inland in the northern part of Morocco.The city has just under 1.2 million inhabitants (2010) and Morocco’s fourth largest city (after Casablanca, Rabat and Marrakech). Two rivers – Oued Fès and Oued Sebou – rivers near the city center and they have had great importance both for the industry and for agriculture in the area.
The city was founded in 789 by King Idiris I, and got his first university year already 859 It was built in connection with Kairouyine mosque. The city established itself therefore as a center for theology, culture and science, which was also a contributing factor to Fez through much of the Middle Ages served as the capital of Morocco.
The city can be divided into three parts: Fez el Bali (the old town or medina), Fes-Jdid (the new city from the 1200s, where the city’s Jewish Quarter is located) and the Ville Nouvelle, the modern town was built by the French in During the colonial period.
Among the attractions in Fez, there are a number of beautiful mosques. In the 1500s, it should have been 800 in all, but the figure is now reduced to around 130 Otherwise Medina, the most popular attraction in Fez. It is considered to be the world’s largest car-free area. The town has preserved its medieval structure, with its narrow streets and alleys, in addition to that there are several mosques, palaces and ancient trading here. The entire medina is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A special “attraction” that also deserve to be mentioned, is the characteristic Fez hat. It has in fact, as the name suggests, originated here – although from the 1800s the well has produced several other places, including in France.
The nearest airport is FEZ-Saïss Airport, located 13 km south of downtown.