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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou 45000, Morocco
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Every North African town has a kasbah, a traditional administrative building made from mud and straw. This one, nestled against the High Atlas Mountains, is among the most impressive of its kind.
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Ait Ben Haddou 45000, Morocco
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"across the river"
in 26 reviews
"game of thrones"
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"world heritage site"
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"lawrence of arabia"
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"old village"
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"stepping stones"
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"from afar"
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"movie set"
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"interesting place"
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"ancient city"
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"atlas mountains"
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"well worth the visit"
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"local guide"
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"beautiful kasbah"
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Reviewed yesterday

I think this was an amazing piece of history to see ! If you are an adventurer character and you like exploring you will love this place ! First of all the location of it is just making the whole aspect look so amazing, from...More

Thank gabrielgrigoras1990
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful sight to see high up in the Atlas Mountains and it is easy to see why do many movies have been filmed here. You are given a guide who takes you down and across the river (in dry season) there is...More

Thank a24681359
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loads of history at this UNESCO World Heritage Site where six families still own homes within the kasbah. Great place to take a walk on a nice day, do a little shopping and get some good pics. Worth walking to the top as you can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Is this place worth a visit? If you are in the area then yes. If you travel long distance just to see this, possibly no. If is is part of a package of activities on a day trip from Marrakech, then yes. This kasbah is...More

Thank J0anned568
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are travelling from Marrakech: ok, it is nice to see an old kasbah... If you have visited Morocco and Ait Ben Haddou is one of your last stops it will be a dissapointing. It is just a tourist trap with people who tries...More

Thank Kristof V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This site can best be admired from the river side when approaching and when wandering through the streets. They are reconstructing parts of the town and it is quite touristic as mst streets have souvenir stalls. There are however some quiet spots and the people...More

Thank Ortwin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had great anticipation for a visit to this UNESCO iconic landmark in Morocco. Yet after climbing all the way to the top through the narrow pathways, I found the experience to be somewhat unfulfilling and not as impressive as the view from across the...More

Thank dhlchung
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fortified village of Ait Ben Haddou has been the setting of many movies and TV shows and it’s not difficult to see why. From the moment you first see this UNESCO World Heritage Site, you feel transported back in time. Some people still live...More

Thank Bheeks
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We joined the crowds climbing to the Ksar of Ait BenHaddou and admired the winding pathways and buildings. On the way up we watched one worker perched up on top of a tower, no scaffolding or safety rope or hardhat in site. We took a...More

Thank Ninja P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stunning 11th century village on the east side of the Atlas mountains. Six families still live there, and it's thanks to them that we can visit this site free of charge. A guide is highly recommended as you will learn many interesting facts about...More

Thank Kamal K
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Samantha P
31 December 2017|
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Easy! If you are used to drive through the mountains like the Alpes for example, or something alike than this would be no issue. We did it this winter with our little family with our small Fiat 500. Not the most powerfull... More
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Risa G
17 October 2016|
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There aren't a lot of options for food, accommodation or activities in the town in my opinion, so since you have a car I'd recommend a day trip to visit the site. The climb to the top isn't very difficult/long for someone of... More
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