Marinid Tombs

The Marinid Tombs or Merenid Tombs are a set of ruined monumental tombs on a hill above and north of , the old city of , . They were originally a royal necropolis for the Marinid dynasty which ruled over Morocco in the 13th to 15th centuries.

Notable Places in the Area

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

The Bab Abi al-Jounoud or is an ornate in , the old city of Fez, . is situated 1 km southwest of Marinid Tombs. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Dar Batḥa, or Qasr al-Batḥa, is a former royal palace in the city of . is situated 1 km south of Marinid Tombs. Photo: Henry Zbyszynski, CC BY 2.0.

is a 14th-century building in Fes, , built by the Marinid Sultan Abu Inan Faris which houses a weight-powered water clock. is situated 1 km south of Marinid Tombs. Photo: Ziberat, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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.

Marinid Tombs

34.0698° or 34° 4' 11.3" north
-4.9794° or 4° 58' 45.9" west
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: قبور المرينيين
  • Catalan: Tombes marínides de Fes
  • Catalan: tombes marínides de Fes
  • Chinese: 马里尼德王朝墓地
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: مقابر المرينيين
  • French: Tombeaux Mérénides
  • French: Tombeaux des mérinides
  • Italian: Tombe Merinidi
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: قبور لمرينيين
  • Polish: Grobowce Marynidów
  • Polish: Grobowce Merynidów
  • Polish: Grobowce marynidzkie
  • Polish: Grobowce merynidzkie
  • Spanish: Tumbas benimerinas
  • Tombeaux Mérénides قبور المرينيين

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