Bab (Gateway)


Bab (Gateway)

Bab is the Arabic word for Gateway, several Babs have been built throughout the time, such as the Babs of Cairo and those of Marrakech.

Egypt

*Bab El Fetouh
*Al-Bāb al-Jadīd (the New Gate), built in 1170 in the eastern wall; still remains.
*Bāb al-Ghūrī (the Gate of the Attacker)
*Bāb al-Ḩusayniyyah (Ḩusayniyyah Gate, referring to a district)
*Bāb al-Khalq (the Gate of Creation)
*Bab El Khoga
*Bāb al-Nasr (the Gate of Victory)
*Bāb al-Qanţarah (the Gate of the Bridge)
*Bāb al-Qilà (the Gate of Alkali)
*Bāb al-Sharī‘ah (the Gate of Law)
*Bāb al-Silsilah (the Gate of the Chain)
*Bāb al-Sirr (the Gate of the Secret)
*Bāb al-Tawfīq (the Gate of Success)
*Bāb al-Wazīr (the Minister's Gate), opened in 1341 by the wazīr *(minister of state) Najm al-Dīn Muḩammad; still remains.
*Bāb Khān al-Khalīlī (Khān al-Khalīlī Gate, referring to a *district)
*Bāb Sa‘ādah (Gate of Happiness)
*Bāb Darb al-Laban (Milk Road Gate)
*Bab Zuweila

Morocco

*Bab Agnaou
*Bab er Robb

Tunisia

*Bab el Khadra
*Bab Saadoun


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