Burj al-Shamali
Fes, Morocco
This square fortress was built in the late 16th c/10th c. AH overlooking the city of Fés, with towers at each corner.  Some scholars have argued that towers were a later addition, possibly as late at the Alawite dynasty, but this is unproven.  Today it serves as a military museum.
Location
rue du Borj Nord, Fes, Morocco
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Associated Names
Events
1588/995 AH
Style Periods
Dimensions
length 34 m ; width 34 m ; height. 4,75 m
Variant Names
Burj al-Shamali
North Tower
Translated
Bordj du Nord
Alternate
Burdj-Shamali
Alternate transliteration
Borj du Nord
Alternate
Building Usages
tower
military
Materials/Techniques
adobe
stone
brick