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Locals in the capital base their directions around the shrine of Sidi Mahrez – known locally as sultan of the medina, Tunis’s old city.
Much, but not all, of the best spots are found in the medina.
Bab Boujloud The Bab Boujloud is the ornate, Mauresque-Andalusian-style gate that marks the main western entrance to the medina.
With space short in Anfa, the journalists received lodgings at the Excelsior, an upscale hotel on Casablanca’s main thoroughfare across from the entrance to the old medina.
In a corner of Marrakech’s medina, Bernard-Henri Lévy has restored and expanded the Palais de la Zahia—a place to retreat to with his wife, Arielle Dombasle, while communing with the riad’s storied past.
The Morocco trip, for example, includes a tour of the Fez medina, a camel trek through the Sahara and stops at the Todra Gorge area and the village of Aroumd in the High Atlas Mountains, with a night in a Berber house.
The chastened director and his leading lady, who was also his wife, escaped to Delon’s holiday home in Morocco, tucked away in the medina of Marrakech.
Twenty minutes beyond the plissé mud walls and souks of Marrakesh’s ancient medina, miles past the 1920s-era Guéliz neighborhood and its new Yves Saint Laurent museum, lies a vast no-man’s land of telephone towers and dust.
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Origin and Etymology of medina
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
Definition of Medina
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