Fes el Bali

Fes el Bali is the oldest walled part of , . Fes el Bali was founded as the capital of the Idrisid dynasty between 789 and 808 AD. Besides being famous for having the oldest existing, continually operating university in the world, the University…

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Ruins
The or Merenid Tombs refers to the ruins of monumental tombs on a hill above and north of Fes al-Bali, the old city of , . is situated 2½ km west of Fes el Bali. Photo: Mx. Granger, CC0.

University
The Madrasa Bou Inania is a madrasa in Fes, , founded in AD 1351–56 by Abu Inan Faris. is situated 2½ km west of Fes el Bali. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Bab Abi al-Jounoud or is an ornate and the main western entrance to Fes el Bali, the old city of Fez, . is situated 3 km west of Fes el Bali. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
Dar Batḥa, or Qasr al-Batḥa, is a former royal palace in the city of . is situated 3 km southwest of Fes el Bali. Photo: Henry Zbyszynski, CC BY 2.0.

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is a city in famous for being home to the world's oldest university, dating to 859, and the world's oldest continuously-operating library, dating to 1359. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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