Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Ait Ben Haddou

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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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  • Visited late in the afternoon on a day trip from Marrakesh. The low level of the sun bathed the buildings in glorious light with the backdrop of the snow capped Atlas Mountains adding to the spectacle...  more »
  • A visit not to be missed. Place fantastic moves centuries ago, full of history. The 360 degree views are unbeatable. A place worth visiting. Stands that look, painters, looms. No doubt I'll be back to visit on my next trip to Morocco
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  • It belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage network. Essential. Although it is a very touristic place you don't feel overwhelmed. Exceptional landscapes. Stunning sunsets.
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