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Cultural Venues (Self Guided), Fes

Fes is Morocco’s former capital as well as one of the most important cultural centers in the entire country. Dating back to the late 8th century, this charming city features several fine art galleries, fascinating museums, informative libraries, and other cultural venues.
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Cultural Venues Map

Guide Name: Cultural Venues
Guide Location: Morocco » Fes (See other walking tours in Fes)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • House of the Qur'an
  • Cultural Center
  • Cinema l'empire
  • French Institute Library
  • Complexe Culturel Al Houria
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House of the Qur'an

1) House of the Qur'an

House of the Qur'an is also located in the Ville Nouvelle neighborhood. Neighbor of the Cultural Center, House of Qur'an provides a cultural and religious establishment for all things Koran. Check it out if you have some free time.
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Cultural Center

2) Cultural Center

Cultural Center, or Maison de la culture, is located near the attractive Plaza de la Resistencia (on Boulevard Moulay Youssef). This fine building is the main public library of the former capital of Morocco. Visitors will cherish the wide collection of books and other documents of interest.
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Cinema l'empire

3) Cinema l'empire

Cinema l'empire is also situated in the contemporary Ville Nouvelle neighborhood, on the well-known city Avenue Hassan. Cinema l'empire features one of the most important Cinema Theaters in the city, and is thus definitely worth a visit.
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French Institute Library

4) French Institute Library

Situated near the fascinating Cinema l'empire and beautiful Plaza de la Resistencia, the French Institute Library is another important cultural venue of Fes. The library presents French culture through its informative library, various cultural events, as well as expositions.
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Complexe Culturel Al Houria

5) Complexe Culturel Al Houria

Complexe Culturel Al Houria is situated on Boulevard Tarik Ibn Ziad, just beside the Mosque Imam Malik. The complex represents the Municipal Cultural Complex of Fes, which inside offers two exhibition halls, several showrooms, a library media center, theater, and cafeteria.

Walking Tours in Fes, Morocco

Create Your Own Walk in Fes

Create Your Own Walk in Fes

Creating your own self-guided walk in Fes is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Fes El-Jdid

Fes El-Jdid

The El-Jdid district of Fes is among the city’s central regions. Here, visitors will indulge in the fabulous gates, sacred venues, as well as historical buildings. Its main street, Grand Rue de Fes El-Jdid, also presents a fine leather shop.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles
Walking around Medina

Walking around Medina

Fes is a fabulous Moroccan city with plenty of history. The old, marvelous gates, wonderful gardens, and fine squares all combine to make Fes a very rich city in terms of heritage. Take a walk around Medina and see just what you can explore.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 Km or 0.8 Miles
Fes Ville Nouvelle

Fes Ville Nouvelle

The Ville Nouvelle region of Fes is very contemporary and home to a number of different tourist attractions. Visit the Ville Nouvelle and you're certain to cherish striking fountains, great mosques, cultural venues, and shopping locations.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Central Fes

Central Fes

Fes is a charming city, prominent tourist destination, as well as a fascinating place to search and discover. The central district of Fes features important boulevards, fine squares, and beautiful gardens. Explore the central region of Fes today.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Fes Introduction Walk

Fes Introduction Walk

Labelled Morocco's cultural capital, the city of Fes is renowned for its old town – Fes El Bali walled medina – a colorful mix of medieval Marinid architecture, vibrant souks and charming, sometimes mysterious atmosphere. The latter is due to the presence of such unique sites as the 14th-century Bou Inania religious school boasting elaborate cedar carving and ornate tile decoration. To...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles