Borj Sud

Borj Sud

Borj Sud, also Burj al-Janub, is a historic fort located in Fes, Morocco. It was built in 1582 AD by the Saadi Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur. The fort, which was designed in the style of Portuguese forts, is located in an elevated area overlooking the old city of Fes. Borj Sud 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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