After famously routing the Portuguese from the southern Moroccan coast in 1578, the great Saadian sultan Ahmed El-Mansour set about erecting this 360-room...more
Dar Cherifa is an attractive café littéraire and art gallery in the Mouassine district, housed in a lovely riad dating from the 17th century. Owner...more
Hop into a horse-drawn calèche for a tour around the city walls of the Medina. First constructed in the 12th century, these form a neat circuit of six...more
Ben Youssef Medersa's spectacular interiors are so striking that they upstaged Kate Winslet in the scenes they shared in Hideous Kinky. A 14th-century Koranic...more
This 19th-century palace is so elaborate in its decoration it verges on kitsch. Built over seven years for Ba Ahmed, the son of the grand vizier Si Moussa, it...more
Constructed in 1913, this gate is about 1,000 years younger than the buildings behind it. It's proof that age doesn't matterthe relatively...more
Open daily, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Proprietor Hamid Hakim isn't just another carpet peddler. In this 14th-century palace, complete with gorgeous carved cedar...more
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