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Avenue des Merinides | Quartier ben Slimane, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Fes for 2 nights in Sept & our Riad was inside Médina! Of course Médina is kind of culture of Morocco but Fès Médina should be busiest one with more than 9000 streets! The enthusiastic Moroccan who always guided us made us...More

Thank moonlyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am usually not a big fan of city overviews but this one works. That the Borj Nord does not tower over the old city maybe is what makes the view worth the effort. It is a relatively short drive from the old city to...More

1  Thank Terry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In English this is the bastion of light. It overlooks the whole of Fes. The views are unsurpassed. This site should not be missed. If you are interested in tourist tat, there is plenty on sale. Curiously, the vendors are outside the fence.

1  Thank David B
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Not very frequented, so its good for pictures and taking strolls around the markets for fresh produce

2  Thank Traveling P
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This castle now is a weapon museum, and in the 15th century it was one of the biggest weapons factory in the world. You will enjoy the view from the top of that hill and the tour guide can give you a brief history about...More

Thank sanikoli
Reviewed April 18, 2018

from here you get a great panaromic view of Fes. Brilliant after the chaos and bussle of the souk. Although timing is all important, when we arrived it was heaving. After 10 mins. all the tourist bus had gone and we had the place to...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We enjoyed a short break from the hustle and bustle of the Medina and came up here to soak in the views. It was closed for renovations at the time but still worth the stop.

Thank BRDman7
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Warpon museum as you can waiting for, historical and diversity but not such gems warpon as in TUrkey - Palais topkapi for example. But still some nice artefac if you don't like warpons. The view is the same as the Tombeaux Des Mérinides but the...More

1  Thank Vincent M
Reviewed March 7, 2018

If you get fed up of souks and medinas, and aggresive beggars etc., the Borj Nord provides a welcome break with its meuseum of military armaments. There's also a great view of teh city of Fes - best experienced froma distance

Thank SeemsTVL
Reviewed February 14, 2018

This is the best view to understand the whole city of Fes - go for sunset, the light is gorgeous....

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