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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 5 days 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 1 week 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 weeks ago 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 13 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 1 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
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I liked Bab Mansour better than Bab Boujloud. Bab Mansour seems more majestic. The door is closed however, you can't walk through it.

Thank saidanl
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were in Meknes with a study abroad group and took a horse-drawn carriage tour which started at Bay Mansour Gate. Later, we shopped in the Medina. I can recommend Read El Mansour for rug shopping. The owner is not at all pushy, offers good...More

Thank lorivb
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The urine smell destroyed the mood for sightseeing. I wished to leave as soon as I arrived. I failed to notice anything worth seeing.

Thank anita n
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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.