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Bou Jeloud Mosque

Bou Jeloud Mosque

Bou Jeloud Mosque, also Bab Bou Jeloud Mosque, is a historic mosque located in Fes, Morocco. It was built between 1184 and 1199 AD by the third Almohad Caliph, Abu Yusuf Yaqub al-Mansur (Moulay Yacoub). The current minaret of the mosque was constructed in 1248 by the the Marinid ruler Abu Yahya ibn Abd al-Haqq. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981 as part of Medina of Fez.

Site Information

Country: Morocco

District: Fès-Meknès

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 12th 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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