Ait Ben Haddou

Aït Benhaddou has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. It is a small Berber village with a fortified city along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. Because of its giant fortification is a great example of earthen clay architecture, it had also become a mega movie location since 1960s. Some of the films include: Lawrence Of Arabia (1...
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Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate, or ‘The door of the desert’, is a city and capital of Ouarzazate Province in the Souss-Massa-Drâa of southern-central Morocco. Ouarzazate is at an elevation of 1,160 metres (3,810 ft) in the middle of a bare plateau south of the High Atlas Mountains. To the south of the town is the desert. For a long time, Ouarzazate was a small crossing point for African traders on their way to northe...
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Dades & Todra Gorges

Todra and Dades Gorges are from two sister canyons in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, near the town of Tinghir. The last 600 m of the Todra gorge are the most spectacular. Here the canyon narrows to a flat stony track, in places as little as 10m wide, with sheer and smooth rock walls up to 160 m high on each side. Berbers built many kasbahs in vicinity of these two ...
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Telouet

Glaoui Kasbah in Telouet is one of the most extraordinary sights of the Atlas. It is one of the most maga kasbah along the former route of the caravans from the Sahara over the Atlas Mountains to Marrakech. It lies at an elevation of 1,800 m (5,900 ft) and was the palace of El Glaoui family and reveals the style of Moroccan political government and power from late 19th century until the end of ...
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Fint

Fint is an oasis located about 30 km from Ait Benhaddou, but it lies in entirely different world. This peaceful Berber oasis tucked in a tiny valley with palm trees, rivers and beautiful rock formations. Fint Oasis is an incredible oasis surrounded by beautiful mountains, and this place is home to several unique villages that still maintain a different cultural life unique in the region. &nb...
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Merzouga

Merzouga is a small town in the Sahara Desert in Morocco, on the edge of Erg Chebbi, a 50km long and 5km wide set of sand dunes that reach up to 350m high. Most people are here to take a camel safari into the dunes, and to get a taste of remote Berber life. When a wealthy family refused hospitality to a poor woman and her son, God was offended, and buried them under the mounds of sand called Er...
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Zagora

Zagora is small town in the valley of the Draa River in Souss-Massa-Drâa in southeastern Morocco, a popular tourist destination. It is a one-street, modern market town with a big collection of hotels and government buildings. You only have to walk a mile or so out of the town to find yourself in the middle of the palms and oasis cultivation. Berbers, Arabs and African ethnic groups lived toget...
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