Bab Berdaine

This monumental gate dominates the northern part of the medina in Meknès. It was built in the late seventeenth century and is named after the market that was located close-by.

Take time to admire the beautiful and delicate green tiles arranged in a square measuring over eleven metres of the side on the arch of this gate. Surrounded by two crenellated square towers measuring 15 metres tall, the arch is impressive in dimension. When you stand opposite the gate and observe it attentively, you will see, through the opening of the arch, the tall minaret of Berdaïne mosque.

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