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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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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