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Borj Sheikh Ahmed

Borj Sheikh Ahmed

Borj Sheikh Ahmed is a historical bastion located in the southern part of the Jnan Sbil Gardens in Fes el-Jdid, Fes, Morocco. It was built in the 16th century AD during the time of the Saadi Sultanate. Borj Sheikh Ahmed was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981 as part of Medina of Fez.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Fès-Meknès

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 16th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Medina of Fez

Date of Inscription: 1981

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