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Concierge.com's insider take:
Constructed in 1913, this gate is about 1,000 years younger than the buildings behind it. It's proof that age doesn't matterthe relatively youthful structure is the most strikingly beautiful entry point into the old city. Painted flowers and calligraphy embellish its outer blue ceramic tiles and, depending on one's interpretation, the green mosaic interior either represents peace or the official color of Islam. Stop by at sunset for some glowing photo opportunities.