Cultural Fez and its Leather Tannery


With Mr Z’s amazing map skills, we maneuvered our way through the narrow meandering
maze of the medieval city of Fez to see the Leather Tannery.

The Leather Tannery is almost a thousand years old. I think the Moroccans haven’t changed the way they dyed leather hides since the Roman times. They soak the hides in a combination of cow urine, quicklime, water and salt – a delicious combination.


the smell wasn’t too bad

Look at this guy

Look at this guy

copper central in Fez

copper central in Fez


mosque. People rushing to call to prayer

I would’ve wanted to stay in Fez longer but the Sahara Desert and Marrakesh awaits!


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