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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  • We were told it is just over 2 hours journey which was around 5 hours, we not allowed to experience the place on your own but by the guide. The only thing the guide was interested was to take you for....  more »
  • A must see even if you have not much time in Morocco. Friendly people and you will have good chance to visit some houses in the old part of this village.  more »
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