Hotel Continental

92 Ave. Des F. A. R., Meknes, Morocco | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 92 Ave. Des F. A. R., Meknes, is near Cascades d'Ouzoud and Paradise beach.
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Travel Blogs from Meknes

Rabat to Magnificent Meknes

A travel blog entry by brownsltd on May 27, 2014

2 comments, 37 photos

... section of the land is utilised. Whilst the crops are rather small by our measure, the locals do not put all their eggs in one basket so to speak, they have a variety of crops. Furthermore, where ever there was livestock there was a 'shepherd’ observing close by, be it sheep, goats, cattle or donkeys.

Arriving in Meknes and having checked into our hotel, we had some time to explore the local area before heading to ...

The Capital Town

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is on May 22, 2014

19 photos

... our way to the Mausoleum of Mohammed V which is situated in the shadow of the Hassan II Tower.

The Mausoleum housed three coffins, the king himself as well as his two sons. The small building was packed with guards, one at every corner and exit. By far the most interesting feature were the mosaics that covered the walls, each an intricate geometric pattern dense with colour and interwoven forms. Just across from the grave house, on the ...

Peanut has a problem!

A travel blog entry by roamingfree on Feb 24, 2014

2 comments, 19 photos

... me! I am assured however that Rabat has been the capital since the French said so back in 1912.

Meknes was originally founded back in the 11th century as a military settlement by a Berber tribe with a name that sounded a bit like Meknes! It was essentially a fortress or kasbah as the Arabs call it and boy does it look like one with massive 15 metre high walls, 4 metres thick. It was 600 years later that Sultan Moulay Ismail took ...

Roman the Ruins

A travel blog entry by lawyerchick92 on Sep 27, 2013

4 comments, 7 photos

... local hangout for families to wander and as well as to sit and picnic.

Behind the reservoir was the Heri es-Souani or granaries that were built by Sultan Moulay Ismail. The granaries are in the process of being restored, but at one time were able to house grain and hay to feed the 12,000 royal
horses.
The granaries have massive walls and tiny windows, effectively creating
cool storage conditions.

After the visit to Meknes, we got back on ...

Day 20 - Fes And Back

A travel blog entry by bgill on Jun 27, 2013

... The other option had been a one change train but after my experiences with Moroccan train so far, i didn’t trust the transfer times and being late would have cocked up my plans big time. The train did eventually turn up and half an hour later i was walking out of Fes train station. It was a scramble and haggle job for the taxi but i did make it to the gates of the Medina. After all i had read and heard, i was a bit apprehensive about entering the Medina but ...

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