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Moulay Abdellah Quarter, Fes

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Observe traditional tanning traditions from a balcony in Moulay Abdellah Quarter, home to numerous leather shops that preserve a manufacturing process unchanged for centuries. You'll receive a branch of mint to help you combat the permeating smell, and often a guide from the shop will offer to explain the tricks and technicalities of the tanning procedure. Afterwards, you can browse the shops and haggle for quality leather items, without obligation to purchase anything. Add Moulay Abdellah Quarter to your Fes travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Fes travel planner.
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  • This is a place from where you can see all the action in the Fez tanneries. You can see the lime pits and the dyeing vats. Mint leaves are handed out to distract your noses from the stench of the...  more »
  • This is the reason you travel, to see a different world, one that is stay still on time, this activities that are been done for centuries in the same way, to what and be so amazed by it that you...  more »

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