Fortified merchant village, buzzing with dwellings and crafts- Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou
High Atlas Mountains of Ourzazate province revealing the hidden beauty of Barber villages, while competing with ancient kasbahs and ksour. On this steep and long range views, the most impressive sight is for sure Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou.
Protected by UNESCO, but always available for curious travelers.
Roaming the old caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech, you will be lured into beauty of this magnificient monument.
It is a perfect example of architecture of south Morocco. Formed as a groups of earthen buildings, surrounded by walls and also strengthened by corner towers.
As a result, this dignified and and strong ksar is breathtaking.
Heart of this walled creation includes ancient and modern villages. Ancient part still being home of several families. With no local shops, traveling market is important source of goods for villagers. Also, it is unavoidable attraction for tourists.
Designs and decorations of houses is both various and within limits of the southern Moroccan style. And wherever you look, you will be able see a thousand ways in which the clay is shaped. This play of colors and forms is mesmerizing.
Due to this impressive look, ksar was chosen as location for many film scenes.
Scenes from Marco Polo,The Mummy, Gladiator, Alexander and Prince of Persia are just some them. For sure, you will need just one look at Ait Ben Haddou to realise why it is one of the most popular places in the province.
We hope you like presentation of Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou. In list provided you can see which tours shows this place.
- Marrakech to Zagora camel trekking tour
- Marrakech and Ouarzazate 4×4 tour
- Dunes of Zagora camel trekking tour
- Dunes of Merzouga tour
- Todra Gorge to Merzouga camel trekking tour
- Dades Gorge camel trekking tour
- Imperial Cities and Sahara tour
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Team Desert Safari to Morocco, wishes you happy holidays!