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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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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

There was an art instillation for free when we visited. It is a must see in Meknes. It is right in front of the Lahdim square which is also a great stop.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 May 2017

There are so many gates in Morocco that it becomes mind boggling. It is very pretty, but so are many others.

Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Under construction... if you can skip this area, please do. There was nothing to write home about! Decent square across from it !

Thank Cyn818
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Our tour group stopped at this gate. Having been forewarned by other Tripadvisor reviewers that getting a picture free of traffic was difficult, I set up to take several pictures. With some patience and multiple exposures over a five minute period I succeeded in obtaining...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A very popular sight with the tour groups - so plenty of people milling around. Yes, it is very impressive. Road beside it is a "total nightmare" for traffic - espcially if trying to cross to the square opposite.

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Meknes has its own "Djemaa el-Fna", but is a lot nicer than its big brother in Marrakech: less hassle, less noise, great for a walk and something to eat/drink.

Thank Thom S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Incredible site my first encounter with Bab Mansour Gate it's simply stunning and ornate. Our peregrine guide said it was Almohad architecture, The challenge is to try and get a good photo of it without traffic going through it. It's always busy it's part of...More

Thank Janr20
Reviewed 23 April 2017

One of the main sightseeing attractions in Meknes that is difficult to shot because of the heavy traffic on the road between the gate and main square in Meknes.

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This incredible gate is an example of Almohad architecture, located in the Meknes medina a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

1  Thank BeatrizG2
Reviewed 15 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
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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.