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Dar al-Makhzen (Fes)

Dar al-Makhzen (Fes)

Dar al-Makhzen is the royal palace of Fes, Morocco. It is located in Fes el-Jdid and was originally built as a royal citadel during the reign of the Marinid dynasty in 1276 AD. Most of the current palace structures date back to the Alaouite era (17th-20th centuries). The palace also includes the Madrasa of Fes el-Jdid (Madrasa of Dar al-Makhzen) which was built during the Marinid era in the 1320 AD. The palace 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: 13th 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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