The ksar, a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd ... More
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
The ksar, a group of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, is a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd together within the defensive walls, which are reinforced by corner towers. Ait-Ben-Haddou, in Ouarzazate province, is a striking example of the architecture of southern Morocco.
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Founded by patron Omar Ben Jelloun (the former President of the African Automobile Industry) in 1997, the Museum of Marrakech
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A structure that has stood for over 800 years, the Koutoubia Mosque, with its 70 meters high emblematic minaret, is
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