Morocco - Medina of Fez

"Founded in the 9th century and home to the oldest university in the world, Fez reached its height in the 13th–14th centuries under the Marinids, when it replaced Marrakesh as the capital of the kingdom. The urban fabric and the principal monuments in the medina – madrasas, fondouks, palaces, residences, mosques and fountains - date from this period. Although the political capital of Morocco was transferred to Rabat in 1912, Fez has retained its status as the country's cultural and spiritual centre." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
La Zaouia (lieu saint) de Moulay Idriss of Fez, Morocco. Thanks to Naomi of Netherlands who visited Morocco.





Postcard 2
Bab Khasbah Nouar of Fes, Morocco. Postmarked Essaouira CLD on January 6, 2010 and arrived in Penang on January 21, 2010. Thanks to Linda.





Postcard 3
Medina of Fez. Nice stamps used. Thanks to Roberto who was visiting Morocco. Postcard mailed on September 29, 2009 and arrived in Penang on October 24, 2009.


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