Bab Oudaia, Rabat

Bab Oudaia, Rabat (must see)

Bab Oudaia is believed to be the most beautiful gate in Rabat. It marks the entrance to the Kasbah des Oudaias and it is immense with outstanding ornaments on it. The purpose of the gate while it was being built was mainly ceremonial. The gate was built by Almohad Sultan, Yacoub al Mansour, in 1195. It is located next to the Andalusian Gardens. Kasbah des Oudaias was built during the 12th century by Almohad Caliphate and it was their fortress. They also built a royal palace and a mosque, the oldest one in Rabat. The architecture within is traditional, and there are some other attractions like a small market and some galleries.

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Bab Oudaia on Map

Sight Name: Bab Oudaia
Sight Location: Rabat, Morocco (See walking tours in Rabat)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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