OverviewMeknes, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1998, was a Moroccan imperial capital shaped by the grandeur of Sultan Moulay Ismail in the 17th century. From its historic districts to its terraces, Meknes exudes a unique charm, encapsulating the rich legacy of its past.
Meknes, a historic city in Morocco, is a cultural treasure waiting to be explored. Stroll through El Hedim Square and visit the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, an architectural masterpiece. The majestic and ornate Bab Mansour gate captivates the eye. Explore the Dar El Makhzen Palace with its stunning gardens and mosaics. Meknes' medina is a maze of picturesque alleys and lively souks. Indulge in authentic Moroccan cuisine and delve into history at the local museum. Meknes is also an ideal starting point to explore the nearby Roman ruins of Volubilis.