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Bab Bou Jeloud

Fes, Morocco
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Ranked #11 of 31 Attractions in Fes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

an amazing entrance to the old medina and somewhat of a wow. Take time to have some photos and marvel at its beauty.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It's a great place to start your trip- easy to recognise, and it's the first serious 'wow' to capture in your photos. Our guide told us that it's blue outside to express anger and to say: 'BACK OFF', and green inside as a symbol of knowledge which you gained spending your time inside. As a lonely tourist you'll learn behind... More

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Fremont, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As everybody mentioned it, it's blue on one side and green on another. When you get into the medina via this gate, there's a restaurant on you left hand side, called "Restaurant - the Kasbah of Fez", nice food, decent price, and great view, especially on the terrace at evenings. We went there twice, lunch and dinner. Their Tajine is... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

So many like this, but well worth a stop. Three are some nice cafés nearby too. Don't rush! We just came across this Bab...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We were very happy to find the blue gate as it meant after being lost in the medina for nearly 3 hours we were finally getting out! The blue gate itself was pretty but not something to talk about in my opinion.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

You will find banks and restaurants and vendors at this place, its very busy, easy to find from our hotel (Riad El Yacout). If you going alone, be aware of where you go, easy to lose yourself.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

… is a pleasant look, even though it's green from the inside. Be sure to take Fès' most popular photo with the two minarets seen though the gate.The ceramics shine nicely in the sun. If you are in Fès you'll see it anyway and some cafés and restaurants are nearby.

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Marrakech, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

One of the most beautiful gates of the city, it's the easiest way to enter the medina of Fez access especially of you want to go to Tallâa Kbira & Talâa Sghira

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This gate is relatively modern, bring only about a century old. Beautiful blue mosaics on the outside. Green on the inside. It's a portal to the medina. There are self-proclaimed guides, which I turned down. The gate is a colorful subject for photos.

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Worth visiting. Great reference point in case u get lost in the Medina. Lotsa restaurants, atm, by the gate.

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