Bou Inania Madrasa

The Madrasa Bou Inania is a madrasa in Fes, , founded in AD 1351–56 by Abu Inan Faris. It is widely acknowledged as a high point of Marinid architecture and of historic Moroccan architecture generally.

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

Memorial
is a 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.

Museum
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.

Ruins
The or Merenid Tombs refers to the ruins of 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.

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