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Borj Sidi Bounafae

Borj Sidi Bounafae

Borj Sidi Bounafae is a historic fort located in Fes, Morocco. It was built in 1582 AD by the Saadi Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur to defend and protect the city from various threats. The fort has been restored in recent years and is now one of the sites inscribed on the 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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