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Ouarzazate, Morocco

 
The garrison town of Ouarzazate is a great base for exploring southern Morocco. Not only is this French-built city located at the crossroads of three rivers, it is situated at the foot of the Atlas Mountains just 4 hours from Marrakech. Journey north to Ait ben Haddou, Morocco's most spectacular ksar. Traverse the Draa Valley and visit an oasis or two. Travel east to the Dades, as the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs is formally called. And while Ouarzazate is hardly historic, it has two attractions of note. The Glaoui kasbah of Taourirt provides insight to feudal Morocco. A tour of Atlas... Read More Film Studios offers a peek at this film industry hub.
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate

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Taourirt Kasbah

Taourirt Kasbah

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Taourirt Kasbah

Taourirt Kasbah

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Moroccan Crafts

Moroccan Crafts

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Traveler Reviews

Road to Tinerhir

Ouarzazate 45000

Souss-Massa-Draâ - Morocco

Taourirt Kasbah, a former Glaoui palace, is the main attraction in Ouarzazate. This 300-room fortress, in part restored, marks the junction of 3 rivers - Dadès, Draâ and Ziz - as well as numerous caravan routes. And while Glaoui chiefs - known as caïd - never resided in this opulent palace, the Glaoui ... Read More
Taourirt Kasbah, a former Glaoui palace, is the main attraction in Ouarzazate. This 300-room fortress, in part restored, marks the junction of 3 rivers - Dadès, Draâ and Ziz - as well as numerous caravan routes. And while Glaoui chiefs - known as caïd - never resided in this opulent palace, the Glaoui kasbah of Taourirt once housed hundreds of people. Tour the palace. Stroll the kasbah's irregular streets. And if you're visiting at sunset, take in the changing colors of the Sahara.
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Architecture
Taourirt Kasbah

Taourirt Kasbah

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Traveler Reviews

Road to Marrakech

Ouarzazate 45000

Souss-Massa-Draâ - Morocco

Atlas Film Studios, also known as Atlas Corporation Studios, may be the Hollywood of Morocco but it is hardly Universal Studios. There are no rides or special effect simulations at this working film site. What's more the film sets, even recent ones, are weathered and faded. Having said that, a tour of thi ... Read More
Atlas Film Studios, also known as Atlas Corporation Studios, may be the Hollywood of Morocco but it is hardly Universal Studios. There are no rides or special effect simulations at this working film site. What's more the film sets, even recent ones, are weathered and faded. Having said that, a tour of this 30,000 sq meter desert film studio is worthwhile if viewing film props is your cup of tea. The Egyptian temple used in the film Cleopatra and Tibetan monastery featured in Scorsese's Kudan are but two of the set decorations on view.
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