Ait ben haddou Kasbah

We will pick you up from Riad and start shared trip heading to Ouarzazate. Moreover, there is spectal view of valley. So, we will visit the famous Kasbahs such as Ait ben Haddou Kasbah. For example, there is Talouet and Taourirt Ksar. Thus, it is one of the most popular shared day trip destinations.

Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah - UNESCO Site.

Secondly, Ait Ben Haddou Ksar is a must see ans is an extraordinary ensemble of buildings. Therefore, it offers a complete panorama of pre-Saharan earthen construction techniques. So, the architectural style is well preserved and are perfectly adapted to the climatic conditions. In other words, it is in harmony with the natural and social environment. Thirdly, it is a small group of earthen buildings. Moreover, it is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat for local communities. So, they lived together and protected themselves from enemies. In addition, the site had one of many trading posts on the commercial route linking Sahara desert and Marrakech.

Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah from Marrakech and back
Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah UNESCO site since 1987.

A large number of films shot in Morocco and have used Aït Ben Haddou Castle as a location. For example, Lawrence of Arabia and the Mummy at Atlas Studio. In other words, the Kasbah is home for movie makers. So, Ouarzazate area is a noted film-making location. Morocco’s biggest studios inviting many international companies to work here. Therefore, we recently have seen such as many movies filmed and the Living Daylights (1987). As well as, the Last Temptation of Christ (1988), the Sheltering Sky (1990) Kundun (1997) and Alexander (2004). So, traders would rest here on their way to Timbuktu from Marrakech. Thus, it is one of the most reputed Moroccan Kasbahs.