Bab al-Hadid
Aleppo, Syria
Bab al-Hadid (or the Iron Gate) was originally planned during the reign of al-Zahir Ghazi and built by his son Muhammad as Bab al-Qanat (the Aqueduct Gate). It was rebuilt by the final Mamluk sultan Qansuh al-Guri in 1509. It holds an unknown shrine within its walls.


Sources:

Tabbaa, Yasser. Constructions of Power and Piety in Medieval Aleppo, 20-21. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.

Location
Aleppo, Syria
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Associated Names
Part of Site
Events
1509/914 AH
Style Periods
1250-1517
Variant Names
باب الحديد
Original
Bab al-Hadid
Transliterated
Bab al Hadid
Alternate transliteration
Hadid Gate
Translated
Iron Gate
Translated
Building Usages
gate
military