Bou Inania Madrasa

The Madrasa Bou Inania is a madrasa in Fes, , built in 1350–55 CE by Abu Inan Faris. It is the only madrasa in Morocco which also functioned as a congregational mosque.

Notable Places in the Area

The Bab Abi al-Jounoud or is an ornate in , the old city of Fez, . is situated 130 metres southwest of Bou Inania Madrasa. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Dar Batḥa, or Qasr al-Batḥa, is a former royal palace in the city of . is situated 200 metres south of Bou Inania Madrasa. Photo: Henry Zbyszynski, CC BY 2.0.

The or Merenid Tombs are a set of ruined monumental tombs on a hill above and north of , the old city of , . is situated 1 km north of Bou Inania Madrasa. Photo: Mx. Granger, CC0.

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.

Bou Inania Madrasa

34.0622° or 34° 3' 44" north
-4.9827° or 4° 58' 57.8" west
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