Ksar of Aït Benhaddou travel guide

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Ksar of Aït Benhaddou

Earthen houses stacked atop another for defensive purposes prove architecturally impressive.

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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  • Ein Besuch lohnt sich allemal. Besonders der Sonnenuntergang auf dem Plateau. Herrliche Rundumsicht.
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  • not for folk who get motion sickness on bus rides through the mountains, but worth the visit for scenery and the Berbere people.
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