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Moulay Abdellah Quarter, Fes

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Observe traditional tanning traditions from a balcony in Moulay Abdellah Quarter, home to numerous leather shops that preserve a manufacturing process unchanged for centuries. You'll receive a branch of mint to help you combat the permeating smell, and often a guide from the shop will offer to explain the tricks and technicalities of the tanning procedure. Afterwards, you can browse the shops and haggle for quality leather items, without obligation to purchase anything. Add Moulay Abdellah Quarter to your Fes travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Fes travel planner.
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  • Part of our Gate 1 tour, we went to this tannery . I know now why as we entered ,they gave us a mint leaves branch, it was to block the smell of the tannery. We learned from this humorous staff, how....  more
    Part of our Gate 1 tour, we went to this tannery . I know now why as we entered ,they gave us a mint leaves branch, it was to block the smell of the tannery. We learned from this humorous staff, how....  more »
  • A nice place to pass by and see the different steps in the leather-making process. get ready for the strong smell. 
    A nice place to pass by and see the different steps in the leather-making process. get ready for the strong smell.  more »

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