Bab Bou Jeloud

The Bab Abi al-Jounoud or Bab Bou Jeloud is an ornate in , the old city of Fez, . The current gate dates was built by the French colonial administration in 1913 to serve as the grand entrance to the old city.

Notable Places in the Area

Dar Batḥa, or Qasr al-Batḥa, is a former royal palace in the city of . is situated 180 metres southeast of Bab Bou Jeloud. Photo: Henry Zbyszynski, CC BY 2.0.

is a 14th-century building in Fes, , built by the Marinid Sultan Abu Inan Faris which houses a weight-powered water clock. is situated 100 metres northeast of Bab Bou Jeloud. Photo: Ziberat, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The or Merenid Tombs are a set of ruined monumental tombs on a hill above and north of , the old city of , . is situated 1 km northeast of Bab Bou Jeloud. Photo: Mx. Granger, CC0.

The Dar al-Makhzen or of Fez is the of the King of Morocco in the city of , . is situated 1¼ km southwest of Bab Bou Jeloud. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in famous for being home to the world's oldest university, dating to 859, and the world's oldest continuously-operating library, dating to 1359. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bab Bou Jeloud

34.0617° or 34° 3' 42.1" north
-4.984° or 4° 59' 2.5" west
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: باب_بوجلود
  • Arabic: باب أبي الجنود
  • Arabic: باب بو جلود
  • Arabic: باب بوجلود
  • Catalan: Bab Bou Jeloud
  • Chinese: 布日鲁蓝门
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: باب بوجلود
  • English: Bab Boujeloud
  • French: Bab Bou Jeloud
  • French: Bab Boujloud
  • German: Bab Boujeloud
  • Indonesian: Bab Bou Jeloud
  • Italian: Bab Boujloud
  • Japanese: ブー・ジュルード門
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: باب بوجلود
  • Spanish: Bab Bou Jeloud

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