Fez and the Middle Atlas Sights


Bab Boujeloud

Bab Boujeloud Review

Built in 1913 by General Hubert Lyautey, Moroccan commander under the French protectorate, this Moorish-style gate is 1,000 years younger than the rest of the medina. It's considered the principal and most beautiful point of entry into the Fez el-Bali. The side facing towards the Fez el-Djedid is covered with blue ceramic tiles painted with flowers and calligraphy; the inside is green, the official color of Islam—or of peace, depending on interpretation.

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  • Address: Place Pacha el-Baghdadi, Fez el Bali, Fez | Map It
  • Location: Fez el-Bali
Updated: 05-12-2011

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