From Fez, our destination will be another imperial city known as Versailles of Morocco. Under the reign of the Alaouite sultan Moulay Ismail, Meknes in the 17th century was the most beautiful and powerful city in Morocco since it was the capital at that time. It was first founded by the Almoravids as a military settlement in the 11th century.
Your guide will definitely make you immerse in this majestic city by providing a more detailed historical background.
Meknes is surrounded by 25km wall long and 15m of height that are pierced by ornate huge gates such as Bab Mansour in front of it you will find the prestigious Place Hdim similar to Jamaa Lafna of Marrakech.
Your guide will take you to the tourist’s attractions that you will certainly enjoy.
Actually there are several key monuments; Dar El Jamii museum, madrasa Bouanania (koranic school), Moulay Ismail mausoleum, Dar El Mekhzen the Royal Palace, Agdal water reservoir Sahrij Swani, Cara subterranean prison, Royal stables, the Grand Mosque which has 11 gates and 143 arcades.
In your way from Fes to meknes on day trip, you will stop to visit Volubilis.
Volubilis one of those cities and it is an area consisting of impressive Roman ruins, its sit near to Meknes. Thereafter, Moulay Idriss Zerhoun considered the holist town in Morocco and its holds a special place in the hearts of the Moroccan people.