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Things to do in Meknes

Best attractions to visit in Meknes

1. Meknes medina - Meknes

Meknes medina

Meknes medina, also Old Town is located in the city of Meknes, the north central part of Morocco. Aside from its twisted lanes and the Grand Mosque which is as old as the 12th century, Meknes medina is a scurry of local marketplaces also known as souks. These include the likes of Souk Nejarine and Souk Sebbat. While Souk Nejarine specializes in stalls pertaining to textiles, Souk Sebbat promotes traditional crafts and slippers as well as garments.

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2. Bab mansour lâlej - Meknes

Bab mansour lalej

The most magnificent architect of the continent, the Bab Mansour Lalej is located in Meknes, Morocco. Built in 18th century, this masterpiece serves as the majestic entrance to the royal City of Meknes. The massive and impressive gate is an unforgettable sight and a tourist attraction for its thrilling Arabian feel. The well preserved heritage also offers acrobats, merchants and fire-eaters in its big market to enchant the visitors with the remarkable medieval atmosphere mostly at dusk.

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3. Bou Inania Madrasa - Meknes

Bou Inania Madrasa

The Bau Inania Madrasa is known as the wonder of Islamic architecture. Located in Meknes, the inspiring carving and the most extravagant monument is a beautiful destination to visit in Morocco. The beautifully decorated courtyard, incredible carved wood and vibrant zellij title work enchants the visitors with a spiritual vibe. The artistic architecture also offers the panorama view of the Medina from its terrace and an admiration for the serenity of the mosque’s huge tower bell.

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4. Dar Jamai Museum - Meknes

Dar Jamai Museum

Located in the Meknes, Dar Jamai Museum is an expression of Moroccan Art since 1920. With the authentic rooms and crafted furniture, the museum masks the elite lifestyle of the Jamai Family. As much as the work on display holds the historical value, the museum adds the same worth in a tourist trip to Morocco. While embracing the magnificent multi-hued embroidery, the museum offers the exploration of old harem, rooms, artistic artifacts, arabesques, and decorative marble carvings to commend.

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5. Moulay Idriss Zerhoun - Meknes

Moulay Idriss Zerhoun

As an expression of Islamic dynasty, Moulay Idriss Zerhoun is a town located in northern Morocco. This place holds a special place in the heart of Moroccans and captivates the tourists with its cultural attractions. From the historical monuments to intriguing restaurants, this place hold a significant stopping point in a trip to Morocco. The mountain town is not only an interesting hike to top for a tourist, but also brings a scintillating panoramic view of the circuitous town.

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6. Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail - Meknes

Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail

The Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail is the resting place of the Warrior King - Ibn Sharif, including many of the famous and infamous sultans of Morocco. The place is full of divine blessing for a visitor and also an expression of opulent Islamic architecture. The elegant decoration and fine composition is a tribute to the greatest ruler and a stunning attraction for a tourist. The serenity of Arabian craftsmanship on walls and floor is a sight of admiration for everyone in Morocco.

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7. Volubilis - Meknes

Volubilis

A tourist visit to ancient empires and roman ruins ends on visiting the Roman city of Volubilis, Morocco. The abstract beauty of scenic village offers admirable souks to explore the ruins along with panoramic views of the city. From beautiful mosaics to information boards, the visit brings life to the roman ruins as a tourist trail the trip along the roads of ancient roman ruins. Visiting Volubilis is definitely a chance for tourists to finish their tour of Morocco remarkably.

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