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Meknes 50030, Morocco
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I think this is the most beautiful of the gates of the old city of Meknes, amazing magnificent structure. It is situated close to an area of the University and it is very well maintained with wonderful mosaics. The ancient wall stretched from it in...More

1  Thank springbank
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Not much to do here, it is mostly a 5 minute photo op. Good luck trying to get a picture of no people or no cars. It's very busy and please watch when you cross.

1  Thank JY_Globetrotter
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

very impressive gate to entice you into the city and the old Jewish quarter. Good for a photo stop at least.

Thank AdrianT-Perh
Reviewed 2 October 2018

It is a very beatiful gate like many we can see in Morocco. Of course we can't see them all, but this one is worth while.

Thank MVLVA
Reviewed 26 September 2018

It is known as the Thursday Gate as a market was held in the area every Thursday. The gate is also associated with the former Jewish Quarter.

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Bab El-Khemis Gate is nothing more than that - a gate. If you're in Meknes you will be driving by anyway so you might as well stop for a photo-op. Nothing much more to it.

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 22 April 2018

This is a photogenic gate in the outer wall at the entrance to the old walled city of Meknes. As others have mentioned it is more of a five minute photo op. Meknes has a number of gates along its inner and out walls. It...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Often closed, frequented by tourists and nice to look at. But that’s it. There are many other things to look at and do.

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Not much to do here, it is mostly a 5 minute photo op. Good luck trying to get a picture of no people or no cars. It's very busy and please watch when you cross.

1  Thank JY_Globetrotter
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Beautiful gate and architecture. Close to the bus station. Try and visit during the day, we were here at night and there lighting is poor, hence our photos were sadly not great.

1  Thank KiwiKerry53
Reviewed 2 March 2018

This entrance to the walled medina is very lovely and very decorated. You wouldn't go to Meknes and not stop for a photo here.

1  Thank cookpias
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

So beautiful!!!! The architecture is unreal. All the holes in the walls is for the scaffolding so they can restore the walls.

Thank aliciahew
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