The medina is the original city, surrounded by walls. It is still a fully functioning part of the city, with appartments, mosques, schools, doctors, industry, restaurants, and stores. The streets are narrow and goods are transported by cart or mule. The Medina in Fez is the most populated car-free area in the world.
Cleansing before prayer:
There are 64 quarters in the medina. A quarter is an area that includes a mosque and a fountain:
Traditional Moroccan houses were built with privacy in mind. If windows existed, they were enclosed, like this one, so that women in the house could see the street but could not be seen themselves:
Almost every house has a sattelite dish...
Working in a tannery: