Chouwara tannery - Fes, Morocco
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Panoramabillede af Konrad Łaszczyński EXPERT Taget 17:38, 15/02/2010 - Views loading...

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Chouwara tannery - Fes, Morocco

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The Chouwara tanneries are one of the city’s most iconic sights (and smells). Head east or northeast from Place as-Seffarine and take the left fork after about 50m; you’ll soon pick up the unmistakeable waft of skin and dye that will guide you into the heart of the leather district (the touts offering to show you the way make it even harder to miss).

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A: Morocco Fes Tannery

Af Seungsang Yoo(유승상), 10 meter væk

Morocco Fes Tannery

B: mosque in medina. fes

Af luis davilla, 250 meter væk

mezquita en Medina. fes

mosque in medina. fes

C: mosque-of-sidi-ahmad-al-tijani-fes-morocco

Af luis davilla, 250 meter væk

mosquee-de-sidi-Ahmad al-Tijani-fes-marruecos

mosque-of-sidi-ahmad-al-tijani-fes-morocco

D: mosque al karaouiyine. fes

Af luis davilla, 250 meter væk

mezquita al Karaouiyine. fes

mosque al karaouiyine. fes

E: madrasa al attarine. fes

Af luis davilla, 270 meter væk

madrasa al Attarine. fez

madrasa al attarine. fes

F: al attarine madrasa. fes

Af luis davilla, 270 meter væk

Al Attarine madrasa. fes

al attarine madrasa. fes

G: Mausoleum of Sidi Ahmad al-Tijani. fes

Af luis davilla, 300 meter væk

 Mausoleo de Sidi Ahmad al-Tijani. fes

Mausoleum of Sidi Ahmad al-Tijani. fes

H: palais quaraouiyine. fes

Af luis davilla, 310 meter væk

palais quaraouiyine. fes

palais quaraouiyine. fes

I: mosque university al Karaouine. fes

Af luis davilla, 320 meter væk

universidad mezquita al Karaouine. fes

mosque university al Karaouine. fes

J: medina. fes

Af luis davilla, 320 meter væk

medina of fez

medina. fes

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