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Bab Mansour Gate

17, Rue Ain El Anboub et Rue Lalla Aicha Adouia | Quartier HAMMAM JDID, Meknes 52000, Morocco
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17, Rue Ain El Anboub et Rue Lalla Aicha Adouia | Quartier HAMMAM JDID, Meknes 52000, Morocco

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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

We visited the gate and the square on a Saturday evening just before sundown. Great spot because it's very crowded but I never felt like a tourist cause all the locals are there to be entertained ad well. The gate is massive and together with...More

Thank Koen M
Reviewed February 17, 2017

The guide book got very gushy about this gate, but frankly it struck me as mostly a bigger version of the same thing. The white marble columns on the ends are worth noting, however, for their ornate capitals. They were brought here from the Roman...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2017

Probably the most decorated Gate in Morocco ! A beautiful piece of architecture and it is hard to understand its existing condition considering how crowded is the area around it and the level of pollution !

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed January 22, 2017

The gate is a beautiful piece of architecture, but because it is in front of the El Hedhim square, it is almost too busy to make a proper picture.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

We took a side trip to Meknes just to see this beautiful gate. The tile work was beautifully executed, but needed some cleaning. It was a bit of a walk to get there through the Medina. That was probably our fault. So many people that...More

Thank Tl M
Reviewed January 10, 2017

The gate is a bit overrated in the guides. Its beautiful, but no more than the other gates we saw in the country. In general Meknes is not a city to visit. Most of the highlights are closed to tourists and the medina and souk...More

Thank mariarita01
Reviewed December 15, 2016

I love the mosaic and the colors of this gate. It is one of those thing when I just wanted to die after seeing it.

Thank guittatimtim
Reviewed December 8, 2016

This is a large structure in very good condition; it is also a must visit. However it is near a major thoroughfare and difficult to photograph.

Thank annonymus800
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

You know what . One becomes immune to several such gates once u already in morocco. Coz u see tons of them all over ..the trademark architectural beauty ..it's hard to miss ..when u go around the palatial square in a tonga..which is the horse...More

Thank chandrapriti
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Biggest gate in Morocco, just of the main square, right across the street, take a caleche and enjoy the ride around the palais royal

Thank Helene D
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Who was that built Bab Mansour Gate?
November 28, 2016|
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Response from mo a | Reviewed this property |
My wife and his family members are the descendants of Moulay Ismail who was also the descendant of prophet Muhammad. Many Ismailis are still living in Meknes.