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.
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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
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
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
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 !
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.
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
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