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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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“bab mansour” (16 reviews)
17, Rue Ain El Anboub et Rue Lalla Aicha Adouia | Quartier HAMMAM JDID, Meknes 52000, Morocco

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Major gate into former imperial palace precincts. Faces main square of Meknes old city, which is a lower key version of that in Marrakesh

Thank Alwaysonthearoad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The gates are always impressive and only take a few minutes to take in on your way to the next stop.

Thank bkb82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure what to say - it is just a Big Gate - see my picture. There is nothing else to see here. Across the street there is a big open square with some restaurants and stalls selling Moroccan goods, spices, produce and lots of...More

Thank Samiya7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gate is pretty but you just need a short stop to take a photo. The square is opposite and that was nice to sit at the restaurant or to walk further down and see the local market. I think about 45 Min to an...More

Thank AmBand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those places that you're probably never going to visit unless you're on an escorted tour. It's a big gate, but that's about it. In my opinion you can just about fully appreciate it from the photos. Now, having said that, the...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This gate is one of the most beautiful gates I’d ever seen. It’s very impressive and you can make nice photos. However, this one is closed.

Thank Caballero28
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Despite being the product of a Portuguese builder, this gate is an excellent example of Moorish architecture

Thank sandsh0912
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Bab Mansour Gate is usually closed except for special occasion. It is a wonderful example of Arab architecture, mosaics and stone carving. A few photos is all that is required here.

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was suppose to be super impressive however it appears on par with most of the other gates in other cities. Good photo op though.

Thank Levi N
Reviewed 26 September 2017

An impressive building made more so by the enormous and intricate wooden gates. We had a pleasant time exploring the area and the medina across from the gates.

Thank Paddy-Relle
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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.