Moulay Idriss near Meknes

The Moulay Idriss Town in Morocco

Moulay Idriss, a charming town nestled in the hills of northern Morocco, is an alluring destination for history and culture lovers. Travel to Moulay Idriss, founded in the 8th century and considered one of Morocco’s holiest towns, to immerse yourself in a place that has been pivotal in the country’s history. Moulay Idriss is named after the great-grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, who is buried in the town.

When you visit Moulay Idriss, you can explore the town’s beautiful white and green buildings, the Mausoleum of Idriss I, and the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Volubilis nearby. Our tours in Morocco departing from Fes and Meknes offer the opportunity to experience the rich history and culture of the captivating town of Moulay Idriss.

Moulay Idriss, Morocco

” Moulay Idriss is a holy town in Morocco, named after the great-grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, Idriss I (8th century CE). “

Curiosities about Moulay Idriss:

  1. Moulay Idriss is located in northern Morocco and was founded in the 8th century.
  2. It is named after the great-grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, Idriss I.
  3. The town is considered one of Morocco’s holiest places.
  4. The Mausoleum of Idriss I is a major attraction in the town.
  5. The nearby ancient Roman city of Volubilis is another popular site to visit.
  6. The town is characterized by its white and green buildings.
  7. Moulay Idriss is a popular destination for religious and cultural tourism.
  8. The town offers stunning views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
  9. Moulay Idriss is easily accessible from the cities of Fes and Meknes.
  10. Visitors can explore the town’s winding streets, local markets, and traditional Moroccan architecture.

Visit Moulay Idriss Morocco

The Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss I is a must-visit destination in the city. It is located in the city’s heart and is considered one of Morocco’s holiest sites.

The Grand Mosque of Moulay Idriss is another impressive landmark in the city. It features stunning architecture and is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Moroccan culture.

The city’s winding streets and ancient walls offer a unique glimpse into Morocco’s past and present.

The city’s traditional crafts, such as pottery and weaving, offer a unique shopping experience for visitors.

The surrounding hills offer stunning countryside views, and the city is a great base for exploring the region.

Map of Moulay Idriss Town

Travel to Moulay Idriss

Our Morocco tours departing from Fes offer the opportunity to visit Moulay Idriss and immerse yourself in the history and culture of this fascinating city.

Photos of Moulay Idriss

Discover the beauty of Moulay Idriss through its grand architecture, culture, and history.