Fez and the Middle Atlas Sights

Bab Boujeloud

  • Pl. Pacha el-Baghdadi Map It
  • Fez el Bali
  • Building/Architectural Site
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 03/09/2017

Fodor's 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 Fez el-Bali. The side facing towards 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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Pl. Pacha el-Baghdadi, Fez, Fès-Boulemane, Morocco

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Published 03/09/2017


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