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Free tour of the Medina of Tetouan with Mohamed

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Mohamad
Quality Verified Registered on March 21, 2023
  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Free tour of the Medina of Tetuán (La Blanca Paloma).
Tetouan, the most Andalusian city in Morocco, with its Medina declared a World Heritage Site in 1997, in it we can feel the ancient presence of Spanish, Portuguese, French and Jewish colonies that, with this fact, indelibly marked the history of the city. in its smallest details. Tetuán, an Andalusian city, managed to harmoniously integrate elements of different cultures that coexisted for centuries.

An exciting tour where we go back to past times that define the composition and customs of the city.
In this free tour of the Medina we will go through its intricacies of streets and its different neighborhoods, discovering the soul of Tetuán, its history and curiosities. Without a doubt, you will know the Medina of Tetouan in all its essence.

What are we going to discover in this free tour?
We will start at Cinema Avenida and then we will pass by the Nuestra Señora de la Victoria Church to understand the origins of the city, and continue our tour through the alleys that hide the wonderful houses of the old Andalusians , called the part of the old Tetuan nobility. .
We will continue our tour to continue delving into the captivating intricacies of streets and alleys, visiting hidden and charming corners outside the tourist area and more focused on learning how the Tetuaní develops and what his life is like in that wonderful labyrinth of alleys and streets. We will continue to the neighborhood of artisans (Jarazin) , where we will see the Tannery-Tannery from the late fifteenth century where we will see the artisan work with skins and leather, as well as see its captivating bazaars and shops with artisan products. If you want to go shopping, I will show you the local artisans and guide you on the different qualities and prices.

From there, continuing to meander through its narrow streets, we will arrive at the famous street of gold (Tarrafin), to cross its other door (Bab Ruah) and we will arrive at the old Jewish quarter (Mellah).
And to finish the tour, we will return through the Ensanche Español, with its Spanish Library, the Cervantes Institute and other buildings and constructions, to learn about its history and curiosities of the time.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    HJCG+223, Pl. Moulay El Mehdi, Tétoua...
    HJCG+223, Pl. Moulay El Mehdi, Tétouan, Morocco
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    I will be waiting at the door of the Church of Our Lady of Victories in Muley el Mehdi Square, you will recognize me by my gray hair and my wide smile.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Calle Teneria
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Mellah
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Ensanche Español de Tetuán
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires
  • 5
    Outside visit
    cinema avenue
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Give El Oddi

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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4.9
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4.57
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4.7
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4.67
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Bea 11 May 2024
Zürich

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Excellent tour with Mohamad! Very knowledgeable and he took me to parts of the city that I hadn’t already explored! I usually do freetours wherever I go and the one Mohamad gave me around Tétouan is one of the best I've ever done. I was able to get to know the city in depth because the tour focuses also on the less crowded and touristy areas, which makes it much more authentic. He gave me a lot of information, curiosities and recommendations. I highly recommend Mohamad
Stephanie 07 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Das war eine wunderbare Tour und Mohamad hat soviel Freude beim erzählen und beantwortet gerne Fragen. Er hat sich sehr meinen Wünschen angepasst, so hatte ich ein exzellentes Essen in einem Restaurant, dass ich selbst nie gefunden hätte und einen wunderbaren traditionellen Tee. Außerdem hat er mir sehr geholfen Besorgungen auf dem Markt zu machen - Gemüse, Obst, Datteln, Tee und alles was ich sonst noch nicht kannte. Lieben Dank für Deine Zeit und Deine Mühe!
Varsha 17 Apr 2024
Peterborough

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Would highly recommend. Mohamed knows history of his country, very knowledgable. I had a wonderful tour & learnt so much - Thank you
ruben 24 Mar 2024
Lima

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Mohamed es un guía espectacular y mejor persona. Conoce mucho la ciudad, es muy culto y ameno. Gracias por todo, el mejor guía que he conocido !!!
Noelia 11 Mar 2024
Alicante

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Mohamed fue un encanto de guía. Llegamos tarde a la ciudad y vino a buscarnos al riad y nos llevó antes del tour a comer. Estuvo pendiente de nosotras en todo momento. Estuvo genial
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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