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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.
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.
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