Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou

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#1 of 16 in Historic Sites in Souss-Massa-Draa Region
Explore the streets of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, a traditional clay city now protected as a World Heritage Site. Dating back to the 11th century, the collection of six forts (known as kasbahs) and around fifty individual homes sit huddled behind fortified walls on what was once the caravan route connecting Sahara and Marrakech. Used in many films over the years, usually as a stand-in for Jerusalem, the city has an evocative, timeless charm. Using our custom trip planner, Ait Ben Haddou attractions like Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A wonderful place. I first came here 22 years ago and was worried it might have changed. It hasn't. Just make sure you come in the late afternoon for the best light.  more »
  • We spent 4 hours driving from Marrakech but totally Worth it because of that Kasbah. Try to avoid it during hot days. Go until the top to take some excellent photos! Free entrance. There were no...  more »
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