Chouara Tannery

Chouara Tannery is one of the three tanneries in the city of . It is the largest tannery in the city and one of the oldest. It is located in the , the oldest medina quarter of the city, near the Saffarin Madrasa along the Oued Fes.

Notable Places in the Area

The or Merenid Tombs are a set of ruined monumental tombs on a hill above and north of , the old city of , . is situated 780 metres northwest of Chouara Tannery. Photo: Mx. Granger, CC0.

The Madrasa Bou Inania is a madrasa in Fes, , built in 1350–55 CE by Abu Inan Faris. is situated 1 km southwest of Chouara Tannery. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Bab Abi al-Jounoud or is an ornate in , the old city of Fez, . is situated 1¼ km southwest of Chouara Tannery. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Dar Batḥa, or Qasr al-Batḥa, is a former royal palace in the city of . is situated 1¼ km southwest of Chouara Tannery. Photo: Henry Zbyszynski, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

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.

Chouara Tannery

34.066° or 34° 3' 57.6" north
-4.9723° or 4° 58' 20.4" west
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299 metres (981 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: دار شوارة للدبغ

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