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Our tour guide had a gate in every city that we visited and this was the one that he considered the most Beautiful gate in Marrakech.
Its a nice gate and worth a photo and if you go to the Saadian Tombs the gate is...More
This is the gate you will go through on the way to the Saadian Tombs and perhaps El Badi Palace (ruins). Look out for the storks nests in the top of the ramparts in the arch gate. This is a section of the Marrakech old...More
If you appreciate the history behind this gate involving the Almohad movement, then you will really appreciate this. However, there is quite a bit of traffic in front and I suggest you look at the whole thing from afar across the street.
Of the 19 gates in the wall surrounding the old medina, Bab Agnaou is the most ornate. The gate is framed by three finely carved, nested arches. The top corners have floral decorations, and the arches are framed by three panels bearing carved inscriptions from...More
I saw and visited this gate twice. Once only saw it from the bus on the way to Anima garden as the road to Ourika valley passing just in front of the gate. Second time i entered to see the Saadien tombs in Kasbah area...More
Be careful when crossing the wide street to enter the gate. The traffic is fast. Once inside the walkways are narrow. The area is historic with tombs, Mosque and a Palace. The gate faces south and is decorative. This is a worthy and impressive place...More
Came across this large gateway coming from the main souks on our way to the tombs. Had to stand in the middle of the road to get a good photo. Good information board just inside telling you all about it