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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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Meknès and Roman Ruins of Volubilis Day Trip from Fez
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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 16 April 2017 via mobile

Currently the area near the gate is under maintenance. Nevertheless,just a "Typical" gate in Morocco, with a lot of car-traffic in front of it.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Adjacent to the large square, this gate is very impressive. There is parking right near for 20 Dh/night.

Thank Juliesomuchtravel
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This monumental gate leading into the Kasbah and Imperial City of the Sultan Moulay Ismail. The gate is comprised of an immense inverted horseshoe gate flanked by twin towers taking the form of loggias. A pair of marble Roman columns from nearby ruins of Volubilis...More

1  Thank redeco
Reviewed 14 March 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 17 February 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

1  Thank Treece_MN
Reviewed 4 February 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 22 January 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 19 January 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 10 January 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 16 December 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
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Abdullahkhan98
Who was that built Bab Mansour Gate?
28 November 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.
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