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Great Mosque of Fes el-Jdid

Great Mosque of Fes el-Jdid

Great Mosque of Fes el-Jdid is a historic mosque located in Fes el-Jdid, Fes, Morocco. It was built in 1276 AD by the Marinid Sultan Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Abd al-Haqq when he founded the royal city Fes el-Jdid. The mosque was restored several times later, most importantly in the 17th century, during the reign of the Alaouite dynasty. The Great Mosque of Fes el-Jdid 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: 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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