The Medina of Fez is an ancient hillside town that was originally founded in the 9th century. Located in Morocco, the Medina of Fez has many buildings that were constructed in the 13th and `14th centuries.

Many see the Fez Medina as the spiritual and cultural center of the country. There are many beautiful medieval buildings in the Fez Medina, including palaces, mosques, and homes.

Fez Medina is also home to the world’s oldest university. It is considered to be one of the best -preserved ancient cities of Arab-Muslims.

Today, those who visit will have a unique experience of getting a glimpse into living there during the 9th century.

WHY SPECIAL

2 sites in this World Heritage

  • Fes El Bali
  • Fes Jdid

Fes El Bali

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DATA

Region
Arab States
Country
Morocco 
Category
Cultural
Name
Medina of Fez
Selection Criteria (?)
(ii)(v)
Year of Registered
1981
Keyword
Registered in 1981