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Glaoui Palace, Fes

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Built by the final ruling family in Southern Morocco, Glaoui Palace represents an off-the-beaten-path attraction known for its tile work. The Ouarzazate palace has been renovated in recent years thanks to government aid, though some spots remain dilapidated. Walk through the visiting hall, view rooms covered in detailed tiles, and explore the garden. To fully understand the history of the palace, follow a tour guide. Do note that some parts of the site are off limits to the public. Make Glaoui Palace a centerpiece of your Fes vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Fes road trip planning tool.
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  • Palais Glaoui is situated in the Batha district of the Fes Medina. It is a 200 years old Moorish palace. It stands in a pretty dilapidated state. You can see different mini palaces connected by...  more »
  • This 18th century palace is not looking its best. In fact it's in a dilapidated state and in need of urgent repair and renovation. Be that as it may it retains a bit of its former glory in parts of...  more »
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  • Beautiful and peaceful building; the best place we visited in Fes. It is completely relaxed, with a large display of art by the building resident, and some other interesting quirks such as a record and camera collection. Yes the building is falling apart in some places, but it really adds to the charm. Also a gorgeous dog on the premises!
  • Very charming, grand house in disrepair. Worth visiting
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