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Bab Agnoua Door

Cultural city tours

The Bab Agnaou is one of nineteen "Bab" which means door, in Marrakech. It was built in the 13th century by the Almohad dynasty. The name " Agnou " or Gnaoua, means "black skin people" in Beber language. This gate was called " Bab al Kohl " (which also means black people) or " Bab al Qasr " ( the palace gate ) based on historical sources. Bab Agnou is the entrance to the royal kasbah in the southern part of the medina of Marrakech.

Distance : About 1,4 km from the Riad.
Prices : free.
bab agnoua
Just behind the saadiens tombs, northwest from the riad.