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Meknes Destination Guide

Explore Meknes in Morocco

Meknes in the region of Meknès-Tafilalet with its 545,705 inhabitants is a town in Morocco - some 74 mi or ( 119 km ) East of Rabat , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Meknes

Current time in Meknes is now 06:10 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Casablanca " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Cádiz, Almería, Algeciras, Taounate, and Sidi Slimane. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Cádiz . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Meknes ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Ceremony in Meknes, Morocco

6:31 min by Michał Tkacz
Views: 168752 Rating: 4.72

Going down the street in Meknes we saw these people playing music, singing and dancing. We are still not sure about the reason or purpose of this beautiful ceremony. ..

Meknes, the Medina; Morocco

5:18 min by Cvillemac
Views: 24024 Rating: 5.00

Join Cara, John and their daughter Abi as they visit one of the most fascinating medinas in North Africa is found in the agricultural heartland of Morroco only 60 kms from Fez. This city was transform ..


Marokko - Meknès

2:44 min by Lars Freudenthal
Views: 17651 Rating: 4.56

Eindrücke von der Medina in der Königsstadt Meknès mit dem Place el Hedim. Reisebericht Marokko auf www.freudenthal.biz ..

Road to Morocco - Belly Dancer / 摩洛哥的肚皮舞孃

3:42 min by Lotusandcedar
Views: 6617 Rating: 2.14

This video was taken in November 2008 during my trip to Morocco. The belly dancer was accompanied by a group of traditional musicians. The audience really enjoyed their performance. For more photos of ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Bab Berdieyinne Mosque

The Bab Berdieyinne Mosque is a religious building in the historical city center of Meknes, Morocco,, constructed in the 18th century. On 19 February 2010, its minaret collapsed during Friday prayers, causing at least 41 fatalities and many injuries. The area had received heavy rain over the preceding days. The collapse of buildings in the older parts of Morocco's cities is fairly common but the collapse of minarets is rare.

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Located at 33.90 -5.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2010 disasters, 2010 in Morocco, Buildings and structures in Meknes, Collapsed buildings, Disasters in Morocco, Mosques in Morocco

Stade d'Honneur (Meknes)

Stade d'Honneur is a multi-use stadium in Meknes, Morocco. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home games of CODM Meknès. The stadium holds 20,000 people. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33.891534|-5.539577|type:landmark_scale:3000|||||| |primary |name= }} {{#invoke: Navbox | navbox }}

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Located at 33.89 -5.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in Morocco

Bou Inania Madrasa (Meknes)

The Bou Inania Madrasa is a madrasa (Islamic learning center) in the city of Meknes, Morocco, founded by the Marinid ruler Abu Inan Faris in 1350. He also founded a madrasa with the same name in the city of Fes. The madrasa is considered one of the best monument the Marinids have left. It is a marvel of Islamic architecture. The columns and doors have wonderful decorations, including the writings of carved ornaments.

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Located at 33.90 -5.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 14th-century architecture, Berber architecture, Buildings and structures in Meknes, Madrassas, Marinid dynasty, Moorish architecture, Moroccan architecture, Moroccan madrasas

Bassatine Air Base

Bassatine Air Base is a military air base in Meknes, the capital city of the Meknès-Tafilalet region in Morocco. It is also known as the Second Royal Air Force Base, operated by the Royal Moroccan Air Force.

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Located at 33.88 -5.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Airports in Morocco, Meknès-Tafilalet

Boufakrane

Boufakrane is a town and municipality in Meknès-El Menzeh Prefecture of the Meknès-Tafilalet region of Morocco. At the time of the 2004 census, the commune had a total population of 6326 people living in 1376 households.

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Located at 33.77 -5.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Morocco, Populated places in Meknès-El Menzeh Prefecture

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