Moulay Idriss just one hour away from Fes and scenically nestled in a fold of the Rif Mountains, has become a famed destination. Moulay Idriss is considered the holiest town in Morocco and of all lands after Mecca. Visit this charming whitewashed town. Moulay Idriss was ?forbidden to non-Muslims until 1917, however today, it welcomes visitors from all over the world. Most travelers who visit Moulay Idriss come to see the green tiled tomb of Moulay Idriss I. Moulay Idriss was the great-grandson of the Prophet Muhammad as well as the first Arab Muslim dynasty in Morocco, who fled to Morocco in 787. He founded Fes.