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Avenue des Merinides | Quartier ben Slimane, Fes 30030, Morocco
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This site is usually closed between 12 and 2 so plan your trip accordingly. You can easily walk there, and the military museum is fantastic. Afterwards, you can walk to the hotel which is right beside it for a drink. The views are fantastic as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Donald D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the end of 2018 we (Dutch family of 4, kids 14 and 18) chose to visit Morocco. Fly to Fez and hire a car to drive our way via Meknes and Ouzoud to Marrakech. We just saw it from the outside returning down from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BVvdB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Borj Nord ok for a visit nothing to spectacular not sure it’s a must do, but it does provide wonderful views of the Médina. I would give it a miss and look at views of the Médina from the tombs a little further down the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Great view of the city, but sketchy neighbourhood, and rude staff! It's an old fort...bit of a museum inside, not much else around it. As reviews say...don't be caught in the area after dark!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank worldtravellermark
Reviewed November 5, 2018

It has a very nice view over the old town. It's amazing. Although it has a not so good entrance, but you left you car parked, and there is people watching it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank xguitian
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Unfortunately didn't to go inside to see the museum as we were on a tour but the views from up here are amazing. Worth a trip up for the views alone

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AdrianT-Perh
Reviewed October 12, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank moonlyw
Reviewed September 26, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Terry M
Reviewed September 15, 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Traveling P
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