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Avenue des Merinides | Quartier ben Slimane, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 5 days ago

In English this is the bastion of light. It overlooks the whole of Fes. The views are unsurpassed. This site should not be missed. If you are interested in tourist tat, there is plenty on sale. Curiously, the vendors are outside the fence.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Not very frequented, so its good for pictures and taking strolls around the markets for fresh produce

1  Thank Traveling P
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This castle now is a weapon museum, and in the 15th century it was one of the biggest weapons factory in the world. You will enjoy the view from the top of that hill and the tour guide can give you a brief history about...More

Thank sanikoli
Reviewed 18 April 2018

from here you get a great panaromic view of Fes. Brilliant after the chaos and bussle of the souk. Although timing is all important, when we arrived it was heaving. After 10 mins. all the tourist bus had gone and we had the place to...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We enjoyed a short break from the hustle and bustle of the Medina and came up here to soak in the views. It was closed for renovations at the time but still worth the stop.

Thank BRDman7
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Warpon museum as you can waiting for, historical and diversity but not such gems warpon as in TUrkey - Palais topkapi for example. But still some nice artefac if you don't like warpons. The view is the same as the Tombeaux Des Mérinides but the...More

1  Thank Vincent M
Reviewed 8 March 2018

If you get fed up of souks and medinas, and aggresive beggars etc., the Borj Nord provides a welcome break with its meuseum of military armaments. There's also a great view of teh city of Fes - best experienced froma distance

Thank SeemsTVL
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This is the best view to understand the whole city of Fes - go for sunset, the light is gorgeous....

Thank FUNDEV
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were on a whistle stop tour of the area and were driven up here to see the views over Fes which were fantastic. There's much more to see in this wonderful fort and we were sorry to have such a limited time.

1  Thank lynda m
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Under Saadi dynasty, which ruled Morocco from 1549 to 1659, Fes lost his status of capital again to Marrakech. Two buildings were erected to keep watch over Fes el Bali: Northern Borj and the Southern Borj in the late 16th century. Beside raising two looming...More

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