Friday Photo Quiz #141 – Where in the World?


Okay… Where would somebody in a pointy hood be walking around at sunrise? With some kind of watchtower or fort thing on the hill? Looks positively old world, doesn't it?

In fact, a university here, founded in AD 859, claims to be the world's oldest continuously functioning university.

This photo is currently ranked number 54 of 976 in the Most Popular Gallery at (but make your guess before you click through to the Popular Gallery).

Can you name the city? The country? The answer is after the jump.

And a good weekend to all from Common Sense and Whiskey and

And the answer is …………………………………………….. it's the ancient city of Fez, Morocco. The university is part of the Kairaouine Mosque.


See almost a thousand photos from cities around the world in the Cities Gallery at

See also the Morocco Gallery.

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