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Reviewed 10 February 2019

Worth stopping to admire as part of tour of that area, probably the most spectacular and best preserved gate, but not, in itself, something one would spend a long time at, if only as getting good pictures involves risk of being run over.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Whilst on a walk around the old town We stopped and admired the architecture of this gateway outstanding I bet it’s seen some history ad could tell some stories well worth the walk

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nathaniel-Richards
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Best actually admired from the distance this is a working gate of Marrakesh near the Saadian Tombs. It is distinctively decorated and adorned with inscriptions.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 27 January 2019

As the oldest and most notable gate, it is worth coming to see - especially given the number of attractions in this area.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Bab Agnaou is one of the last, spectacular gates of Marrakech Medina. It is a must to photograph, especially if the storks are around. It was used in the film 'The Man That Knew Too much' by Hitchcock.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SophiaMarrakech
Reviewed 11 January 2019

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AdrianT-Perh
Reviewed 8 December 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 4 December 2018

This is the most ornate of the entry gates in the Ramparts surrounding the Medina. Apart from its size and some carved inscriptions, nothing too special. Best viewed from across the road.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 2 December 2018

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank doctorbilly
Reviewed 18 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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