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Zawiya of Sidi Ahmed al-Tijani

Zawiya of Sidi Ahmed al-Tijani

Zawiya of Sidi Ahmed al-Tijani is an Islamic complex located in Fes el Bali, Fes, Morocco. It was founded in the early 19th century AD by Ahmad al-Tijani, the founder of the Tijaniyyah tariqa (Sufi order), who is also buried in the zawiya. The Zawiya of Sidi Ahmed al-Tijani 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: 19th 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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